Raheem Sterling set to snub England for Jamaica?

Raheem Sterling could be set to snub England to play for his country of birth, Jamaica, at international level.

Raheem Sterling

Sterling is eligible to play for either England, whom he has represented at Under-21 level, or Jamaica, where he was born in 1994.

The 17-year-old has burst onto the football scene this season, holding down a first team place at Liverpool and earning the praise of his fellow peers throughout the Premier League.

He was recently called up to the senior England squad for the World Cup qualifier against Ukraine, but did not make an appearance.

FIFA rules stipulate that a player can only play for one international team during their career, making Sterling’s decision for which country to represent pivotal right now.

Wednesday’s Daily Mail says:

Jamaica president Horace Burrell will fly in to the country this week in a bid to snatch the Liverpool youngster from under the Football Association’s noses.

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