England captain John Terry has spoken of the pain caused by failing to qualify for Euro 2008 - and how he does not want to leave his home and face the public.
"It's going to take a very long time for the public to get over it," admitted the Chelsea defender. "For us as well, you don't want to come out of your house or people to see you.
"As time goes on things heal and it gets easier but at the same time when you walk down the street or are out you wonder whether people are looking at you but life goes on."
Terry missed the 3-2 defeat against Croatia at Wembley through injury and the defeat cost Steve McClaren his job as coach along with assistant Terry Venables.