Norwich City fans flocked to Twitter to let Ben Godfrey know how much he deserves his call-up to the England under-21 squad for their European Championship qualifiers.
The call-up to manager Aidy Boothroyd’s squad is the first for Godfrey, who is also joined by the likes of Max Aarons and Todd Cantwell.
The 21-year-old defender has played every minute of all four Premier League fixtures this season, with the Norfolk side yet to keep a clean sheet in the competition (via Transfermarkt).
Meanwhile, Cantwell has enjoyed a storming start to life in the top-flight, scoring one goal and assisting a further two in his first four Premier League games.
Fans were very supportive of their young centre-half, letting him know how much he deserves his opportunity in Boothroyd’s England set-up.
Here is a selection of tweets from the Carrow Road faithful after Godfrey’s first call-up to the England under-21 squad:
Go do us proud Ben, you’ve more than earned your place
— Terri (@TerriWestgate) September 1, 2019
You deserve this. Go out there and show everyone what you can do. (PS please come back injury free)
— Sharon Bowles (@sharonmbowles) September 1, 2019
So well deserved but do us a favour and wrap yourself in bubble wrap whilst you’re there nd come home in one piece x
— Lauren (@LaurenM__xo) September 1, 2019
Good luck @BenG0dfrey!
Please return in one piece!
— Rach (@Rach_NCFC) September 1, 2019
Well deserved and enjoy. Just return uninjured please
— melanie porter (@mcporter1978) September 1, 2019
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What a journey!! Go smash the next stage Ben
— Sven Stevens (@svenncfc) September 1, 2019