By Cian Cheesbrough For Mailonline
Published: 23:17 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 23:40 BST, 8 September 2020
Jack Grealish admitted he was 'emotional' after fulfilling his childhood dream of playing for the England senior team as a substitute in the Three Lions' 0-0 draw with Denmark.
The Aston Villa star made his long-waited England debut after coming on for fellow debutant Kalvin Phillips in the 76th minute in Copenhagen.
The 24-year-old had to this point been overlooked by manager Gareth Southgate for the senior side despite calls for him to play following an impressive season for Villa in 2019-20.
Jack Greaiish said he was 'emotional' as he made his long-awaited England debut vs Denmark
The Aston Villa captain was brought on in the 75th minute for fellow debutant Kalvin Phillips
But after finally getting his first taste of international action, Grealish spoke of his honour and hoped it was the first of more to come for the Three Lions.
'I was actually a bit emotional,' he told Sky Sports after the game.
'It is something that you dream of, every child in England dreams of it since they were a little kid - playing for the England senior team. I was so