Many West Ham United fans have taken to Twitter to express their delight over an announcement involving the club’s midfielder Tomas Soucek.
The 26-year-old shone for the Irons during his first full season in east London and played a pivotal role alongside Declan Rice in midfield.
Starting all 38 Premier League matches and becoming one of only two West Ham players to feature in every single league game, he also won the most aerial duels per match (6.2) out of the entire Hammers squad (WhoScored).
The colossal midfielder took that form on to the international stage and even captained his Czech Republic side to a shock round of 16 win over Netherlands at Euro 2020 (whufc.com).
As reward for his efforts, Soucek has been officially rewarded with the captaincy for his country on a permanent basis. Czech national team boss Jaroslav Šilhavý confirmed during his Wednesday press conference that the 26-year-old will be handed the armband as he is made captain indefinitely.
Flocking to the announcement, it’s safe to say that plenty of West Ham supporters are ecstatic over this update on their hero – with one branding it ‘good news’.
Check out some of their best verdicts, in response to the Czech national team’s official Twitter account, below.
West Ham fans rave over Soucek captaincy
“He deserves it… What a player!”
“Go on Soucek”
“Congratulations, you are a superstar”
“Such good news. Congrats!”
“A natural born leader – he has West Ham blood – he’s a warrior”
“Well deserved Tomas. Congratulations”
“Fabulous choice…Good luck Tomas…”
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