Why is England star Danny Rose playing against Belgium with holes in his socks?

first_imgThe craze appears to be a relatively new thing, and kit manufacturers will no doubt respond by increasing the elasticity for players next season.It did not seem to help Rose, as Belgium scored within four minutes – the 28-year-old lost Thomas Meunier who slotted past Jordan Pickford.You can listen to the game, live on talkSPORT by following this link here. Rose showed off his look during the semi-final defeat to Croatia Across the back of his legs, Rose had several cuts in his socks across the back of his legs.It is a look former teammate Kyle Walker endorses, purely because his calves are too big and the socks restrict blood flow.In order to release the tension around the lower leg muscles, to prevent cramp and pain in the latter stages of games, players have been cutting holes in their socks.West Ham United defender Arthur Masuaku debuted the look in the Premier League last season, and Champions League winner Gareth Bale is a fan in Spain. 2 Masuaku cuts holes in his socks as well 2 Danny Rose had people talking about his performance against Belgium, but not for the reasons you may have expected.The Tottenham Hotspur defender was afforded a rare start at left-wing back by Gareth Southgate in the World Cup third place play-off.However, eagle-eyed fans were quick to notice something interesting about the defender’s appearance.last_img

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