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Name Raheem Sterling
Gender Male
Ethnic English
Job English Footballer
Desc A genuine superstar in the making, Sterling has hit new heights in the past two seasons. His contributions both with and without the ball have proved vital at Manchester City, and have similarly injected a sense of energy and purpose into England’s frontline. And at 24, he’s only going to get better


Org England National Team
Club as Player Manchester City
  Liverpool FC

2017 04 01 Retrieve

[Raheem Sterling recalls making his World Cup debut against Italy at Brazil 2014 in Manaus] I remember the game like it was no time ago. It was a massive game for me – I just thought to myself: ‘If only my dad was here’. I wish my dad could have been there but he passed away. So to myself I said: ‘I need to play well for him because he’s never been at a football match. He’s never seen me on a football pitch’. So I wanted to win that game and we never won in the end but it was an alright performance from me. I was just so determined to do well

2018 10 20 Retrieve

[Raheem Sterling talking after ending his England goal drought] It was beautiful feeling. I put a lot of pressure on myself to get in the box and score goals and it’s my position to score goals so I need to keep going. It meant a lot, it’s been three years without scoring so it meant a lot

2019 03 16 Retrieve

[Raheem Sterling speaks about the perception of him in the media] From the very start of my career, there has been a perception of a flashy kid from London: loves cars, loves the flashy lifestyle. I’m not saying I’m a saint or anything, but that is the complete opposite of who I am. [Fans] do not know me. They will define me by what they read about me; that is how they will treat me. When people are making the public believe you are a character you aren’t, that is hurtful, and it is degrading

2019 10 19 Retrieve

I believe people understand me now – they can see the truth and ignore what they have heard about me previously. They see that I’m a person who only wants to do the best for the national team