Q: Do you think you could have affected the game at the end of the match if you were not exchanged by another forward?
A: "I didn? enjoy being taken off, but the heat was unbelievable out there and the manager used all of his three substitutes, it was much too hot for anyone to play 90 minutes."
Q: What's your opinion about Zidane and the last three minutes of yesterday? match?
A: "It was a bit of a mugging and hard to take but Zidane's free-kick was fantastic and the back-pass that led to the penalty was just one of those things for Gerrard that can happen to anyone. Stevie is a very strong character and he will be determined to put it right in our next game."
Q: Could you forecast somehow about the perspective of England? What's the plan of England about how to face the next opponent?
A: "We do feel disappointed, but we must pick our heads up, when you get into injury-time and you are winning, the worst you think you can do is draw, so to lose is a real sickener. However, we?e got to get it right for Monday, put a smile on our faces and get things back on track for Switzerland.
Q: What do you think of your teammates performance such as Rooney?
A: "Everyone gave everything and Ledley King and Wayne Rooney were especially fantastic."
Q: What would you say to your Chinese fans after yesterday? game?
A: "It's not a great result but a lot of players can be very proud. France is the best team in the world and what happened out there just cemented that in my mind. They showed they are great team who can never be written off, but we take the positives and go forward. "We have got to get our heads up, continue to play good football and you will see England in the quarter-finals.