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Mr. Chelsea had himself a pretty darn good tournament for England.
With the racist allegations against John Terry, Roy Hodgson needed to decide if the former England captain was worth the trouble. He took a chance on Terry, and Hodgson was not disappointed.
Terry was very good in each of the games, having a spectacular moment in just about all of them. His clearance off the line against Ukraine was one of the smartest pieces of football I've seen in a long time (even though the replay suggested it was a goal).
And his block against Mario Balotelli (one on one) was one of the toughest plays you'll see a defender ever make, even if Terry was the one keeping Balotelli onside. These moments demonstrate that with Terry, nothing is ever black and white.
At the same time, with Terry, you get great skill, effort and leadership. Simply put, Terry had a great tournament.