But Aston did perform on Soccer Aid back in 2012, so technically played for England then. Speaking of Robin and the reference to starting their career performing as someone else, these both match...
Soccer Aid 2012.Aston Merrygold showing us all how good he is, prior to the game!
Soccer Aid for UNICEF brings two teams of stars and footballing legends together on ITV and STV to Play For Every Child.
Soccer Aid is a British charity annual (formerly biennial) event that has raised over £38 million in aid of UNICEF UK, through ticket sales and donations from the public.. The televised event is a friendly-style football match between two teams, England and the Soccer Aid World XI (formerly Rest of the World (ROW) until 2018), composed of celebrities and former professional players ...
Aston took part in the 2012 edition of charity event Soccer Aid and played football for England in the European Youth Games.
Aston Merrygold attends Soccer Aid 2012 in aid of Unicef at Old Trafford on May 27, 2012 in Manchester, England.
Olly Murs and Aston Merrygold attend Soccer Aid 2012 in aid of Unicef at Old Trafford on May 27, 2012 in Manchester, England.
Until then, 32-year-old JLS star Aston had been in the frame because he played in the 2012 Soccer Aid tournament.
Tom Grennan poses in a Soccer Aid for UNICEF football kit for the launch of Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2021 (Image: ©UNICEF/Soccer Aid Productions/). As a teenager Tom had a promising football career, playing for Luton Town, Northampton Town, Aston Villa and Stevenage.