Jermain Defoe has now no fears when it comes to his fitness and is very optimistic to make it into the 23 man squad for England under the leadership of Roy Hodgson.
Defoe who plays for Toronto FC as a striker has been out for a period of one month due to the hamstring injury that made him miss a total of 3 games. The striker however is now fully recovered and good to go.
Defoe who left Tottenham Hotspur for Toronto in the Major League Soccer in February has dismissed claims that his injury may have affected the chances of making into Roy’s squad which is scheduled for unveiling on 13th May.
When he was interviewed Defoe said it happen for someone to miss matches due to injuries. He says he has missed only 3 matches and they can’t be the reason to bar him from participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Defoe says he believes in the football he plays hence has no time to buy someone to be given that chance. He adds that since his debut when he was 17 years he believes his professional is fantastic.
He also said that Roy, England’s manager know what he is capable of doing. Up to date, Defoe has won a total of 55 caps for his national team England. He says that he is now fully recovered although it was a very challenging experience.
Defoe joined Toronto on a very high note netting thrice just in two games. He further said that the injury frustrated him since he had made a very good start at his new club and wanted to keep on with the spirit.
He terms the injury as not being too serious like he expected. To be back into form, Defoe had to have some resting and other rehabilitation related activities as instructed.
With 100% recovery, Defoe believes he is even stronger than ever before and says it is for the benefit of the team that was missing his support.