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Josh Onomah and Kyle Walker-Peters - World Cup winners!

Posted on 11 June 2017  - 14:00

Josh Onomah and Kyle Walker-Peters helped England lift the FIFA Under-20 World Cup on Sunday.

Josh (number 7) and Kyle (14, just behind Lookman, no 11) celebrate as England U20 captain Lewis Cook lifts the World Cup trophyJosh in action against VenezuelaKyle on the ball against VenezuelaThe joy on Josh's face says it all on the final whistle

The Academy graduates both started and played the full 90 minutes as England beat Venezuela 1-0 in Suwon, South Korea. Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin struck the winner in the 35th minute. Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman saved a penalty in the second half.

It was the first time England have played in a world final and won on the global stage since famously lifting the World Cup back in 1966.

Josh came back into the team after suspension and was outstanding in central midfield, rattling the underside of the crossbar with a fine strike in the second half. Kyle also impressed in his left-back role.

Below: Josh (left) and Kyle (right) either side of Dominic Solanke lifting the trophy in Suwon


Josh, 20, made his first team debut back in January, 2015 and made 11 appearances in all competiitons last season, including his first goal in the League Cup against Gillingham in September, five substitute appearances in the Premier League and another two off the bench in the Champions League.

Kyle, 20, has yet to make his senior debut. He featured 15 times for the Under-23s in PL2 last season and another six for the Under-19s in the UEFA Youth League.