"To be honest I believe in my ability at whatever team I've played with or against," he said.
"If you don't have apprehension and that night before thinking, 'Am I going to be good enough?' then you will never be. And I don't ever think I've made it.
"I played against Terry the other week. I should have scored but I let him have half a chance to get back at me and he did. But I came off thinking I had done OK.
"And though there were a few England lads, there was no talk about Wales. The only time I spoke was to ask if Didier Drogba (who was knocked unconscious) was all right.
"Let's face it, I've no common ground with any of them. I've not got an ice-breaker to start a conversation. And I'm not going to try to find one, either."