The Crystal Palace winger will be the first former England player to face the Three Lions if he plays on Tuesday
Even now, with Wilfried Zaha deep into an international career with Ivory Coast during which he has appeared at three Africa Cup of Nations finals, it is a question to tantalise. Was he the one that got away from England?
It will surely run through a few minds on Tuesday night when the 29-year-old Crystal Palace winger lines up at Wembley for Ivory Coast against England – the country for whom he won two caps in friendlies.
Written by David Hytner
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/mar/27/ivory-coast-wilfried-zaha-england-reunion under the title “The one that got away? Ivory Coast’s Zaha prepares for England reunion | David Hytner”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.