Declan Rice was superb for England against Germany at Wembley in the EURO 2020 last 16 tie last night.

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The 22-year-old West Ham star has now fully established himself as a vital player for Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions side.

Rice has displayed incredible maturity for someone so young during the Euros this summer.

The Hammers ace was quite simply brilliant for England against Germany last night. He absolutely bossed Real Madrid star Toni Kroos and Bayern Munich ace Leon Goretzka.

That is quite the feat.

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Having been booked early on in the game, many players would have hid away and disappeared into the abyss. Not Declan.

Declan Rice stats for England against Germany

The 22-year-old midfielder has been under strict instructions from Gareth Southgate to protect the back four.

It is no coincidence that England are still yet to concede a goal at the tournament.

Rice’s numbers against Germany at Wembley last night were quite simply mind-boggling.

England v Germany - UEFA Euro 2020: Round of 16
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The 22-year-old had 56 total touches of the ball, made four tackles, three interceptions, one clearance, one block, created one big chance and recorded an incredible 95.4% pass accuracy from 43 passes made (Who Scored).

What a performance from Dec in arguably the biggest game he has ever played in.

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Everyone at West Ham knows just how good Rice is. And the rest of the world are surely now starting to wake up and smell the coffee as well.

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