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Harry Maguire and Raheem Sterling holiday after World Cup efforts – 247 news


England’s World Cup heroes are enjoying some well earned down time after reigniting the country’s love for the national football team  Several of the players who guided The Three Lions to their best international tournament since Italia 1990 shared their holiday snaps on social media   One of the surprises of the tournament, defender Harry Maguire, 25, was pictured unwinding with his fiancée Fern Hawkins and friends on a yacht off Ibiza Share this article Share Raheem Sterling, 23, was also spotted on the party island enjoying a family getaway with fiancée Paige Milian and children Melody Rose and Thiago Other team members have headed for destinations such as California and the Caribbean – but goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, 24, has stayed closer to home, opting to take in some golf during the Open at Carnoustie Taking in the first day of The Open at Carnoustie, the Everton goalkeeper was enjoying the action in the Scottish sun before he was accosted by Sky Sports producers   Never one to shirk a challenge, Pickford was happy to accept the invitation to show off his swing live to the nation, although he may have been regretting it once he got the other side of the camera Clearly a little on edge, the 24-year-old joked with presenter Nick Dougherty that the prospect of another penalty shootout in the World Cup was much less stressful than the task he was about to undertake The former Sunderland shot-stopper even blurted out the word ‘nervous’ in an anxious tone to confirm his mood With the technology failing to register his first effort, Pickford hit his next effort 85 yards down the fairway  It may have sent him to the bottom of the leaderboard, but that was to be expected given every other entrant had a professional background in golf  A little disappointed, but looking relieved it was over, Pickford was released back into the crowds, safe in the knowledge that he hadn’t disgraced himself live on TV   

Stephen Childs

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