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The Arsenal forward revealed his joy at scoring for the Three Lions against Brazil at the Maracana on Sunday evening, 29 years after his father played in the same fixture

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain spoke of his joy at scoring for England at the Maracana against Brazil on Sunday evening.

Oxlade-Chamberlain scored England's equaliser, cancelling out Fred's earlier strike, with a powerful shot from the edge of the area, before Wayne Rooney thought he'd won the game for the Three Lions.

The teenage forward, whose father Mark played in the same fixture 29 years earlier when John Barnes scored a legendary goal, was minutes away from repeating the feat of 1984 before Paulinho's late equaliser earned Brazil a draw.

When asked what his father would make of his goal, Oxlade-Chamberlain told reporters: "I'm sure my dad will be quite happy with that! It's a great feeling."

But despite scoring, the 19-year-old admitted his frustration that the team were unable to hang on to victory following Rooney's deflected effort.

He added: "The fact we did go 2-1 up you always want to close out the game so we are disappointed with that I guess.

"But the players showed great passion and great play because Brazil are a top side. We kept our shape all the way through and 2-2 is not a bad result."

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