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'They've got to understand their responsibilities': England legend Peter Shilton warns Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden they must be more aware of social media dangers after pair were caught sneaking girls into their Iceland hotel Peter Shilton has praised Gareth Southgate for his diplomacy amid the scandal Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden were caught bringing girls to England's hotel   Silton says that the pair must understand their responsibilities as professionals He also claims that the modern day footballer must be aware of social media too  

By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline

Published: 15:55 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 15:56 BST, 10 September 2020

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England legend Peter Shilton claims that Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden have to be more aware of social media dangers and understand their responsibilities as professional footballers.

The England youngsters were axed from Gareth Southgate's squad after footage emerged of the pair bringing girls back to the team hotel in Iceland. Having made their senior international debuts together, the pair's accomplishments were quickly overshadowed. 

Shilton, who represented England in three World Cups, says the youngsters will learn from this experience, while also admitting that he doesn't 'envy' the social traction of the 'modern-day footballer.'

Legend Peter Shilton has praised Gareth Southgate for his diplomacy amid the scandal

Legend Peter Shilton has praised Gareth Southgate for his diplomacy amid the scandal

Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden were caught bringing girls to back to England's team hotel

 Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden were caught bringing girls to back to England's team hotel

Speaking on the Gary Newbon Sports Show, Shilton said Southgate has 'handled the situation off the pitch with diplomacy.'

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