REVEALED: England's stars pose for World Cup portraits

England’s stars pose for their World Cup portraits before Monday’s opener against Iran… with captain Harry Kane leading the roaring Three Lions as Gareth Southgate’s men get set for kick-off in Qatar

  • England’s players and manager posed for their official portraits ahead of the start of the World Cup this week
  • Gareth Southgate looked relaxed as ever with his side set to face Iran in their tournament opener on Monday
  • The confident and buoyant 26-man squad have posed for photographs after jetting off to Qatar on Tuesday
  • Jack Grealish, Harry Kane, Bukayo Saka and Harry Maguire were among those taking part in the photoshoot 

England’s World Cup portraits have dropped ahead of the tournament’s curtain-raiser on Sunday.

The Three Lions take on Iran in their World Cup opener on Monday as Gareth Southgate bids to marshal his side to a second major tournament final after Euro 2020.

The manager cuts a relaxed figure as he models for his portrait, while captain Harry Kane flaunts his passion with a celebratory pose.

Each sporting England’s white and blue World Cup kit, the players were snapped in front of red and grey backdrops, striking a number of poses from badge pointing to goal celebrations.

The portraits show that it’s still all smiles in the Three Lions camp despite the quick turnaround between the Premier League’s pause and the World Cup.

England jetted off to Qatar on Tuesday just six days ahead of their clash with Iran.

The full Three Lions squad includes: Jordan Pickford; Nick Pope, Aaron Ramsdale; Harry Maguire; John Stones; Kyle Walker; Luke Shaw; Kieran Trippier; Trent Alexander-Arnold; Eric Dier; Conor Coady; Ben White; Declan Rice; Jude Bellingham; Jordan Henderson; Mason Mount; Kalvin Phillips; James Maddison; Conor Gallagher; Harry Kane; Phil Foden; Raheem Sterling; Marcus Rashford; Bukayo Saka; Jack Grealish; and Callum Wilson.

England captain and Spurs striker Harry Kane celebrates in typical goal-scoring fashion as he poses for his World Cup portrait

Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate cuts a composed and relaxed figure ahead of England’s World Cup opener against Iran

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, poses as England’s youngest player heading into the World Cup in Qatar

It’s all smiles for Leicester playmaker James Maddison, who stars for the Three Lions in his first major tournament this week

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is very happy to be back amongst the goals ahead of the tournament in Qatar

Everton’s star goalkeeper Jordan Pickford strikes a pose ahead of what will be his third major tournament for the Three Lions

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire smiles after retaining his place in Southgate’s 26-man squad for the World Cup

Chelsea playmaker Mason Mount displays his passion and patriotism in England colours after racking up 32 Three Lions caps

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker is a doubt for England’s clash with Iran after only just recovering from his groin injury

Fellow Manchester City star Phil Foden is one of England’s most in-form players heading into the competition on Sunday

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson juggles the ball on his head as he poses during England’s World Cup portraits this week


Goalkeepers Aaron Ramsdale (left) and Nick Pope (right) will deputise for Southgate’s number one Pickford at the World Cup

Liverpool’s creative right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold smiles ahead of his first ever major tournament for the Three Lions

Striker Callum Wilson burst into the squad having enjoyed a fruitful campaign so far at Newcastle, who sit third in the league

Arsenal star Bukayo Saka won England Men’s Player of the Year in 2022 having recovered well from his Euro 2020 heartbreak

Manchester City winger Jack Grealish performs his signature goal celebration as he poses in style for his World Cup portrait

Tottenham defender Eric Dier, who played a key role for England at the 2018 World Cup, is back in Southgate’s 26-man squad

Chelsea winger Raheem Sterling has scored 19 goals in 79 appearances for the Three Lions ahead of the World Cup in Qatar

Manchester City defensive midfielder Kalvin Phillips returns to the squad having only just recovered from his shoulder injury

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw, 27, poses as the only conventional left-back in Southgate’s 26-man England squad

Defender Ben White earned his call-up after helping Arsenal to the summit of the Premier League before the World Cup break

It’s business time for Everton centre-back Conor Coady as he cracks his knuckles ahead of England’s World Cup campaign

Newcastle captain and defender Kieran Trippier netted England’s last World Cup goal in the semi-final against Croatia in 2018

Manchester City centre-half John Stones, 28, sweeps back his hair as he prepares for another major tournament with England

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, 23, is set to be one of the first names on Southgate’s team sheet at the World Cup in Qatar 

Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher celebrates with both arms raised as he heads for his first major international tournament




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