Palace's Zaha shows commitment with fancy England boots

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha showed his commitment to England last night in Stockholm.

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha showed his commitment to England last night in Stockholm.

The Daily Mail says Zaha has given the strongest indication yet that he could be committed to an international career with England rather than the Ivory Coast, his country of birth.

The Crystal Palace winger wore boots with the English flag embroidered on them as he and his international team-mates warmed up ahead of their 4-2 defeat against Sweden.

Roy Hodgson did not start the highly-rated 20-year-old, who has said he is '50-50' about whether he will choose to play international football for England or the Ivory Coast in the long term.

Zaha had to wait for his first England cap though. He replaced Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling in the 85th minute after Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted his third goal with a free-kick.

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