What happened to the last England B team from 2007 that included Ballon d'Or winner and 'next David Beckham'
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England's B team was once tipped to reach the dizzying heights of international success, but what happened to the players last ever selected?
The Three Lions' 2006 World Cup squad included 12 players who had been promoted from the B team, which also acted as a camp for senior internationals to return to full match fitness.
However, the concept of a B team was scrapped after a 3-1 defeat to Albania back in 2007. But who was selected by manager Steve McLaren, and where are they now?
Let's take a look.
Scott Carson, who now plies his trade at Manchester City, started the match in goal, earning four caps for his country in total.
Former Manchester United full-back Phil Neville started the game at right-back, where he made a further 59 appearances for the senior side.
Tottenham duo Michael Dawson and Ledley King formed the centre of defence, with ex Reading defender Nicky Shorey at left-back.
Leeds legend Alan Smith was given the nod in midfield, whose career was derailed by a nasty leg break following his breakthrough move to Manchester United.
All-time Premier League appearance record holder Gareth Barry joined him in the centre of the park, alongside former Tottenham player-turned TV presenter Jermaine Jenas.
In attack, McLaren opted for David Bentley, who was once tipped as the 'next David Beckham', but shockingly retired at 29-years-old after allegedly falling out of love with the game.
Leeds-born winger and Tottenham servant Aaron Lennon played on the right-hand flank, representing England at both the 2006 and 2010 World Cup.
Leading the line was none other than Michael Owen, who netted netted 40 goals in 89 games for his country and famously won the Ballon d'Or in 2001.
Not a bad lineup, eh?