The goalkeeper has said John Terry "doesn’t seem to be holding back” after reports had suggested that the Chelsea captain was struggling to be fit for Monday's game against France.
Reports had suggested that John Terry and Scott Parker were likely to miss the opening game of Euro 2012 against France, but Hart has played down those fears.
"You know, you read and hear about Scott Parker but you actually have to ask him, there’s nothing wrong with him," Hart told reporters. "He's like, 'No, not really'. So it's interesting listening to him when you actually know the guy and see what's going on, he's absolutely fine.
"Everything is fine [with Terry]. He doesn’t seem to be holding back”
Hart seemed calm on who might start in defense for England and admitted he has been pleased with the defense in the build-up to the tournament.
"Whoever is picked to play for England seems to do a great job when I’m involved and I’ve been really happy in training and the game against Belgium," he said. "[Joleon] replaced Gary [Cahill] after about 15 minutes [against Belgium] and I thought he was outstanding. He worked really well with John Terry, who obviously came off with a bit to go and Jags came on a did great too."The England keeper also commented on the fears of racism at the championships and said that the players would follow the lead of the officials should any incidents occur.
"Our advice was just to get on with it and let the referee deal with it. It's not for us to deal with, it’s for the referee or UEFA to take it into their own hands. Fingers crossed we won’t have to deal with it," he said. "As I say, it is down to the referee, we can’t take the rules into our own hands and if the referee wants to walk off then we would follow him.”
Hart also touched on the news that Jermain Defoe will return home for the funeral of his late father, and stated that everyone was thinking of him.
"It's a tough one to hear this morning. Obviously like you said, our thoughts are with Jermaine and hopefully he gets all the time he needs to do whatever he needs to do."
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