Jordan Pickford had saved the day by scoring in the Penalty shootout against Switzerland. He admits that he was surprised to be asked to take over the fifth penalty in a shootout win against Switzerland.
The 25-year-old said over the exhibit of his striking capabilities that the key to the quality penalty is to create your own routine. By making your own routine you can make sure that everything is done with perfection. This is the way you get better and bounce back, says Pickford.
Pickford added, he was nervous before stepping in for the penalty against Switzerland, but, their weeks of practice and hard work paid off and made him become England’s first goalkeeper to take on in a competitive game.
The player emerged as a big savior when he had secured one penalty and saved the other one in the shootout over Switzerland to claim 3rd place in the Inaugural Nations League.