The English-born goalkeeper picked to represent Northern Ireland national team instead of the Three Lions, but he believes he made the right choice
21-year-old goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell is on the spotlight right now.
As reported by Sky Sports News, the footballer is being watched by England’s Football Association who might want to see him play for them in the future.
But the Leeds United goalkeeper has said he has chosen to represent Nothern Ireland and he made the right choice.
“There were several chats before this trip,” he said.
“But when you come away with your country you have your blinkers on and block out the outside noise.”
“Your sole focus is on playing for your country and winning that next game and training as hard as you can,” he commented.
“I’d be lying if I said I’d given it any other thought other than playing for Northern Ireland.”
“I’d say the regret would be if you did switch and you look back at Northern Ireland and you see how well they’re doing and you’re missing out on being a part of that,” he tried to explain.
“I think we’ve got a great team here and I think we can do a lot going forward. We’ve got some young players here and coming through so to rule Northern Ireland out would be a big shame.”