‘He's got everything’ – Roberto Carlos tips Luke Shaw for the top

Tue 06 July 2021 | 18:22

Brazil legend Roberto Carlos has heaped praise on England left-back Luke Shaw and said he has everything it takes to go to the top.

Shaw, who also enjoyed a fine season with Manchester United, has become

Gareth Southgate

's first-choice option in his position


Manchester United

defender has provided outstanding performances for the Three Lions at Euro 2020 especially in the knockout stages, where he has three assists to his name in last two games.

Luke Shaw

has been likened to Brazil legend

Roberto Carlos

by team-mate

Declan Rice

after another impressive show during England’s 4-0 victory over


in Rome.

Shaw set up two goals in during the victory, following up an assist for

Raheem Sterling

in the historic 2-0 win over


at Wembley days earlier.

Ex-Brazil star Roberto Carlos was impressed by the 25-year-old performances and put applause emojis in the comments of Shaw's Instagram post after the victory.

"You can see he's very motivated,"

Carlos said


"He's really improving, his performance against Ukraine was very good. He's been an important part of this English team, along with all the others.

"He's been improving each game and I think he's got everything to get to the top. He's the left-back for England, that in itself says a lot."

Asked if he sees similarities between his game and the England left-back, Carlos said ahead of the semi-final against


: "I don't like comparing.

"It's two completely different periods in football. I had my time and now he's having his. Similarities I think could be that he has strength and the desire to win, just like I did."

source: SportMob

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