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​Tottenham star Alli: Sterling the best guy

Tottenham star Dele Alli is full of praise for his England teammate Raheem Sterling.

While Alli and Sterling may be rivals at club level, they are very much friends off the pitch and on international duty.

Alli spoke about the criticism Sterling has faced from the media and fans in previous years, while admiring the Manchester City winger's ability to stay focused on the game.

Sterling and Alli first connected at Euro 2016.

"The worst [criticism] I've ever seen was with Raheem at the Euros," Alli said to reporters.

"He is honestly one of the best people you could meet in how he's dealt with everything.

"That was my first major tournament and he was just a year older than me. I don't know how I would have handled all the heat that was put on him."

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