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Rice wants to lift a trophy with England

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The West Ham United footballer hopes the Three Lions can lift the UEFA Nations League trophy next month.

England is set to play in the UEFA Nations League Semifinals against the Netherlands.

And if they win, they could face either Portugal or Switzerland in the Final in Porto next Sunday.

Which is very important for the Three Lions, who haven’t lift a trophy since 1966, when they won the FIFA World Cup at home.

And for West Ham United player Declan Rice, this is a very important time for his national team.

“To win a trophy for England for the first time since 1966; that’s massive for us as a nation and the players are fully aware of that,” Rice told the club’s official website.

“We’ve got ourselves into the semi-final. We’ve got a massive chance now to create history.”

“With the squad, Gareth has put together, with the players that we have, for sure we’ve got to be looking at the Nations League and winning it,” he added.

“It would stand us in good stead for the future and the Euros next year and the World Cup after that.”

“It’s the best season of my career so far,” Rice said.

“I’ve got a great connection with the fans; the fans love me and I love them, and that’s the way it is.”

“When I look back at the things I have achieved this season at such a young age, I’m really proud of it, but I know there is more work to be done,” he continued.

“In the Premier League, you need to be on your game all the time and that’s the main thing I have taken from this year.”