A number of Manchester City fans have praised Kyle Walker after the right-back posted a message of thanks to supporters on the social media platform after helping England into the Euro 2020 final.
On a historic night for the Three Lions as they ended a 55-year wait for a major final, the 31-year-old played his part in the 2-1 semi-final win over Denmark [BBC].
The Sheffield-born defender has been a key player for club and country in recent years. In 2020/21, he made 42 appearances for the Citizens, registering three goal contributions with two goals and an assist [Transfermarkt].
Will Walker start for England in the EURO 2020 final?
Walker will now be in pole position to start for Gareth Southgate’s team on Sunday when England play host to Italy at Wembley in the Euro 2020 showpiece, having been in all but one of the manager’s XIs so far at the tournament.
In light of this news, lots of Manchester City supporters took to social media to express their delight at their player’s performance against the Danes, when he won two headers, played two key passes and recorded two interceptions (WhoScored).
Manchester City fans react to Walker’s performance
Replying to popular fan outlet City Xtra on Twitter, here is how some of the club’s supporters summarised their opinion on Walker’s “immense” display at Wembley:
“Congratulations to you and the rest of the English national team Walker. 100% deserved to win in playing a great match. Hope you win against Italy and take the trophy. PS I’m from Denmark”
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