Joe Gomez was able to reflect on a "great experience" after marking his first England start with a man-of-the-match performance in the 0-0 draw with Brazil.
The Liverpool defender followed up his debut off the bench in last Friday's stalemate against Germany by helping Gareth Southgate's injury-hit side keep the five-time world champions at bay at Wembley on Tuesday.
Gomez has mainly been used at right-back for his club this season yet looked completely at home occupying one of the three central roles in England's new-look 3-5-2 formation.
Now, the 20-year-old is aiming to maintain the same lofty standards on a consistent basis in the hope it leads to further international opportunities in the future.
"For someone like me it's a great experience to play at this level against a team like Brazil with the individuals they have," the defender told ITV Sport.
"We are happy with the clean sheet. It's a team effort – the whole team, defensively, put in a good shift. I'm happy with that.
"It's special for me – it's a great honour to play for England at this level. I've just got to aim to keep playing and improve each day then hopefully opportunities will come."
England team-mate Joe Hart praised Gomez and the rest of the defence for stifling a Brazil side that had waltzed through the CONMEBOL section to qualify for next year's World Cup in Russia.
"I thought the defensive backline were phenomenal," the West Ham goalkeeper told ITV Sport.
"I cannot speak highly enough of his [Gomez's] performance. He's played against one of the hottest players in the world [in Neymar] and has done really, really well against him.
"It's not a win - but it's a great performance. We've played against the two best teams in the world and while we didn't win, we also didn't lose."
Hart was restored to the starting XI for the Brazil fixture after Jordan Pickford had impressed on debut in the 0-0 draw with Germany.
"I'm made up for how Jordan played. It was a really good trip for people like Jordan, Joe, Tammy [Abraham], Ruben [Loftus-Cheek] and even Dom [Solanke] coming on at the end. It's great for boys like that," Hart added.
"I'm pleased for them because I want England to do well in the future. I love getting to play too, so when I play I try my best."
|We will see what happens in the future - Silva non-committal on Everton rumours|
|Stones can bounce back stronger - Kompany|
|Racing climb above Toulon in thriller|
|Football needs to do more to combat racism - Boateng|
|Watford 2 West Ham 0: Misery for Moyes on Hammers bow|
|Unlucky 13: Benevento suffer record-breaking defeat|
|Juventus lost composure amid Sampdoria onslaught - Allegri|
|Exeter capitalise on Saracens defeat to top Premiership|
|Race to Dubai winner Fleetwood hails ´biggest day of my career´|
|Dutch Grand Prix a ´realistic´ prospect from 2020|
|Sampdoria 3 Juventus 2: Champions slip further off the pace after thriller|
|Coleman confirmed as Sunderland boss|
|I was just injured - Belgium´s Nainggolan blasts ´stupid´ claims of feigned ailment|
|Leeds United 2 Middlesbrough 1: Losing streak snapped to ease pressure on Christiansen|
|Ioane and Romano to miss All Blacks´ Wales clash|
|One punch only! Tete retains world title with 11-second knockout|
|Hughes backs Giggs for Wales job|
|Bennett: Social media clip prompted Brown withdrawal|
|Memorable Ashes Moments: Anderson and Panesar defy Australia in Cardiff|
|Madrid confirm Ramos´ broken nose after derby clash|
|Kane wants to retire with Tottenham|
|Mourinho: Man United lacked balance with attacking line-up|
|Fleetwood wins Race to Dubai after Rose wilts, Rahm claims tournament win|
|Pastore not considering PSG exit to help World Cup chances|
|Wenger, Ozil & Sanchez uncertainty affecting Arsenal, says Seaman|
|Dhawan, Rahul lead India revival in Kolkata|
|Silva not surprised by Chelsea, Spurs interest in Richarlison|
|Ancelotti, Conte, Allegri on shortlist to replace Ventura|
|Bencic doubles up with Taipei title|
|Perth Glory 0 Melbourne Victory 2: Visitors claim first A-League win of season|
|Bayliss calls for A-team matches on Ashes tours|
|Smith will bowl in the Ashes, says Lehmann|
|Marcelo unaware of Ramos-Ronaldo rift at Real Madrid|
|England book Tonga semi with PNG win|
|Celtics win 15th straight, 76ers in collapse against Warriors|
|Lehmann tells Australia: Get behind the Ashes team|
|Goffin revels in career-best win after upstaging Federer|
|Neymar will take PSG´s next penalty - Cavani|
|Ranieri would consider coaching Italy|
|It´s been an amazing year - Federer signs off for 2017 after London exit|
|Postecoglou set for decision on Socceroos future|
|Celtics coach Stevens wants more despite 14-game streak|
|Kerr: What Embiid did against the Lakers was terrifying|
|Cook extends lead at RSM Classic|
|Frampton beats Garcia by unanimous decision in front of Canelo|
|Championship Review: Millwall deny sloppy Sunderland, Wolves back on top|
|Simeone rallies around under-fire Griezmann|
|Hogg and Barclay ´gutted´ to let All Blacks escape|
|It´s a growth process - Montella optimistic despite Napoli loss|
|Spalletti happy at Inter, tips Ancelotti for Italy job|
|Sarri defends sacked Ventura over Insigne´s Italy snub|
|Los Blank-os! Misfiring Real Madrid break new ground under Zidane|
|Zidane upbeat despite derby stalemate|
|Zidane unsure on Ramos absence with suspected broken nose|
|Mind the gap! Real Madrid must make history to retain LaLiga title|
|Dimitrov denies Sock to book Goffin showdown|
|Springboks gain measure of revenge over 2023 RWC hosts France|
|Alonso fuels Le Mans talk with WEC rookie test|
|Napoli 2 AC Milan 1: Insigne stars after Italy snub as leaders move four points clear|
|Atletico Madrid 0 Real Madrid 0: Defences dominate in historic derby|
|Wasps sting Falcons, Warriors off the mark|
|Montpellier take charge of Top 14 as Lyon slip up|
|Pjaca scores winner for Juventus Primavera on return from injury|
|Jones bristles at suggestion England ´got lucky´|
|Lions don´t recover like humans! - Ibrahimovic and Pogba thrilled to be back|
|Pogba was different class - Mourinho praises midfielder after impressive comeback|
|Competition is good – PSG boss Emery explains benching Mbappe|
|Klopp apologises after Moreno misses birth of child|
|Experimental Ireland XV survives Fiji scare|
|Cheika makes no excuses after controversial calls hurt Australia|