England saw off Poland 2-0 to book a spot in Brazil.
Carrick said: "It's a good feeling, it's what we set off to do and what we expected to achieve.
"I've played in a lot of big games where there's a lot at stake. I've played in finals and league deciders.
"I've played a lot of games but the country expected tonight. There was more people to please tonight and we've done that."
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