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England midfielder Declan Rice says he is delighted to be captain for Tuesday’s game.

Declan Rice will enjoy a ‘pinch me’ moment when he captains England against Belgium – six years after Roy Keane declared he was Irish.

The Arsenal star will take armband duties on his half-century of appearances for the Three Lions in the absence of usual skipper Harry Kane on Tuesday night.

The Three Lions are preparing to open at Wembley to take on the Belgian national team in a warm-up match this Tuesday night. In the latest game, the Three Lions lost to Brazil 0-1.

The Arsenal midfielder revealed during a press conference after his appointment as England captain was confirmed that he was speechless. And it is an honor to have this important opportunity.

“To be honest, I don’t know what to say. I don’t know what words to describe it,” Rice said to ยูฟ่าเบท.

“Last night when he (Gareth Southgate) told me I was going to be captain. I immediately hugged him and shook his hand and said, ‘Thank you very much.’

“I owe him a lot. He made me feel at home from the first day I joined the team.

“I always feel relaxed and comfortable playing under him. And my confidence has improved a lot.”