sport news Tyrone Mings reveals his mental health 'plummeted' before playing for England ...

sport news Tyrone Mings reveals his mental health 'plummeted' before playing for England ...
sport news Tyrone Mings reveals his mental health 'plummeted' before playing for England ...
Tyrone Mings reveals he sought help from a psychologist after his mental health 'plummeted' before playing for England against Croatia at Euro 2020 and used meditation and breathing techniques to cope with the pressure Tyrone Mings started for England in their opening two games at Euro 2020  The Aston Villa defender revealed he needed therapy during the competition Mings found it difficult ahead of England's opening group game against Croatia  He said it was difficult with large part of the fanbase having doubts over him 

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Tyrone Mings has revealed he needed therapy during England's Euro 2020 campaign saying that his mental health 'plummeted' before their opener against Croatia.

The Aston Villa defender deputised for the injured Harry Maguire in the Three Lions' opening two group games against Croatia and Scotland.  

Mings has revealed he found it tough with '90-95%' of the country having 'doubts' over him going into the Croatia game which Gareth Southgate's men won 1-0.  

Tyrone Mings has revealed his mental health 'plummeted' before England's opening game

Tyrone Mings has revealed his mental health 'plummeted' before England's opening game

Mings deputised for Maguire and recalls 'doubts' fans had over his place in the starting line-up

Mings deputised for Maguire and recalls 'doubts' fans had over his place in the starting line-up

As reported by the Sun, Mings said: 'I did have a tough time in the lead-up to the opening game against Croatia.

'I think I'm a lot more hardened to outside influences now, but my mental health did plummet.

'And I have no shame in admitting that because there was so many unknowns about me going to that game.

'I was probably the only name on the teamsheet that people thought, "Not sure about him". And that was something I had to overcome.

'When 90-95 per cent of your country are having doubts over you, it's very difficult to stop this intruding on your own thoughts.

'So I did a lot of work on that with my psychologist. I was given a lot of coping mechanisms — whether it was breathing, meditation, or just

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