1n 2017, Abraham had caught the attention of the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick after bagging four of Swansea's seven league goals earlier in the past season.
Instead of simply publishing a list of names, the 23-man Three Lions group that will travel to Russian Federation was revealed in a video by young fans from across the country.
"Or do I give the three guys who have basically had a better season a chance?"
Hart has been England's first-choice goalkeeper for the last three major tournaments and has 75 worldwide caps but has struggled to cement a place in the first team during his loan spell at West Ham.
And Southgate's chosen 23 have been reacting to the news on social media, with Kyle Walker, Marcus Rashford and the uncapped Trent Alexander-Arnold among those taking to Twitter. Harry Maguire is one of the surprise call-ups to the Three Lions squad for Russian Federation.
Raheem Sterling tweeted - incredible feeling to be named in the England squad, for this summers World Cup in Russian Federation!
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Delph hasn't played for England since 2015, but he is coming off a Premier League title-winning campaign with City. Ashley Young could stake his claim for the captain's role, being the senior-most member of the squad.
Speaking about his inclusion to Liverpool's official website, he said: 'I'm honoured, excited and feeling really proud. Harry Kane, Sterling, Rashford, Welbeck and Vardy will be competing for spots to lead the English forward line.
The likes of Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Nick Pope, Fabian Delph and Jack Butland have made the cut despite limited global experience. And despite three tournaments' worth of experience, two of those (Euro 2016 and World Cup 2014) ended in abject failure.
"We have a lot of energy and athleticism in the team, but players that are equally comfortable in possession of the ball and I think people can see the style of play we've been looking to develop", he said.
"We feel the team are improving and we want to continue that momentum".
While Alli, Raheem Sterling and Jesse Lingard offer goals and pace and can nearly be classified as auxiliary strikers, England lack the midfield mastermind capable of controlling the game and setting a tempo when things get tough.
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