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Kalvin Phillips Actually Turned Into Prime Pirlo Against Croatia - His Individual Highlights Are Something Else

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Kalvin Phillips Actually Turned Into Prime Pirlo Against Croatia - His Individual Highlights Are Something Else

Kalvin Phillips dropped an international masterclass against Croatia and his stunning individual highlights make for incredible viewing.

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The Leeds United midfielder absolutely bossed the engine room of the pitch as he got the better of his counterpart Luka Modric.

Image: PA
Image: PA

A video of Phillips' sensational showing for the Three Lions has since surfaced online and it proves he's an international star.

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Check out the clip below, courtesy of @HMDComps.

Needless to say, the 25-year-old's outing sent social media wild.

One tweeted: "Quality performance, very assured every time he received the ball."

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A second wrote: "He's technical, athletic, in his mid 20s so his game has already matured. He's proven he can play as a lone 6 in the EPL. Why do we still employ Jorginho again?"

A third added: "Bossed Modric," while another said: "Fantastic performance."

Speaking after England's victory over Croatia, 'The Yorkshire Pirlo' spoke about his composure.

He told BBC: "To be honest I am just laid back, that's the kind of person I am.

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"Regardless of what has been thrown at me I just kind of try and take it in my path and try and relax as much as possible.

"If I didn't have the team around me and the coaching team around me to make me feel like that then I don't think it would be possible.

"Obviously it's a nice feeling. Raheem said as soon as we finished celebrating that it's the first time that I have looked at him and first time that I have found him with a pass since I have been coming up England so it's a nice feeling.

"Obviously it's a great feeling to get an assist and it's a great feeling to get the three points.

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"It was very enjoyable. It was really warm for a start. It took its toll on us towards the end of the game and it was obviously a great result.

"Obviously we are very happy with the performance but I know that there's two more group games left and we need to perform just as good as that if not better in the next two games."

Featured Image Credit: UEFA

Topics: Kalvin Phillips, Football News, Football, England, Leeds United

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