Shaw starred against Ukraine on Saturday (Picture: Getty)Roberto Carlos has hailed Luke Shaw following the Manchester United full-back’s excellent display for England against Ukraine.
The Three Lions booked their place in the semi-finals of Euro 2020 with Shaw providing two assists in a crushing 4-0 win.
The former Southampton starlet has been widely praised after his sensational performance on Saturday night – with ‘Shawberto Carlos’ being compared to the legendary Brazil full-back who has also joined in with praise on Instagram.
Celebrating England’s victory, Shaw wrote: ‘What a night! All eyes on the semis’. Fellow pros and fans alike were quick to congratulate the United star with Roberto Carlos also applauding the performance.
‘It was a perfect night, I’m extremely proud of the team,’ Shaw told ITV post-match.
Roberto Carlos joined in with the social media praise (Picture: lukeshaw23)‘Going back to Wembley for a semi-final in a major tournament is a very positive step and one we’re all really looking forward to.’
Asked to explain the secret of his success, Shaw added: ‘There’s no secret. Defensively and on the attacking side, I’ll help the team however I can and tonight I did that with two assists. [We’ve kept] another clean sheet which is a massive foundation of our work that we put in.
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‘This was another great night for the fans obviously here and at home to enjoy, with more smiles on their faces, and hopefully we can keep that up.
‘But there’s no time to lose concentration, we’ve got to be ready another massive game in four days, against Denmark.’
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