England’s hopes of lifting the World Cup might need been dashed however Manchester Metropolis duo Kyle Walker and John Stones didn’t wish to depart Qatar fully empty handed — therefore they are going to be taking dwelling a stray cat befriended by the staff at their coaching base.
England got here up quick in opposition to France on Saturday, who clinched a gutsy 2-1 quarterfinal win on a late Olivier Giroud header to arrange a semifinal check in opposition to fairytale Morocco.
The cat, who Stones named Dave, must spend 4 months in quarantine earlier than he may be re-united with the Metropolis duo.
“He was simply there someday, so we have simply adopted him, me and Stonesy,” Walker informed the FA’s official media channel.
“Dave is welcome to the desk … Some individuals actually do not just like the cat, however I like him.”
“First day we received there … Dave pops out,” Stones added. “Each evening he sat there ready for his meals.”