Southgate gives Rice the role of captain against Belgium.

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England manager Gareth Southgate has appointed Declan Rice as captain for the clash with Belgium.

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 ufabet, the Three Lions lost to Brazil 0-1.

One of the important issues before going on the field that the British media were interested in and waiting to ask Southgate about was who would be appointed as team captain after Harry Kane withdrew and returned to Germany, including Kyle Walker and Harry Maguire.

“Declan is here, it’s his 50th (international) game. Even at his age he has great leadership experience,” Southgate told a news conference.

“I think it’s a great opportunity for some of the young players in the team to show leadership and experience while our core guys like Kane, [Kieran] Trippier, (Kyle) Walker and (Harry) Maguire are not in the team.

“So within the group there was a different feeling. Including a different drive and that’s a great opportunity for other people. To become a leader and grow even more

“That is important because now there are many players involved in the team. They are the future for the team both in the medium and long term.”