Leeds United fans on Twitter have been sharing their responses to a recent video of Whites midfielder Kalvin Phillips.
During the video, Phillips thanked his Leeds teammates, the coaching staff at Elland Road and the club for helping him get to this position.
This post then gathered a lot of replies from Leeds fans who were quick to share their responses to Phillips’ message.
Here’s a sample of Leeds fans responding to the post:
? "I'd like to thank my teammates, the coaching staff and Leeds United for helping me get there" pic.twitter.com/dRv6yvvmj4
— Leeds United (@LUFC) August 25, 2020
This is truly deserve Kal. It once again proves that consistent hard work, team work, dedication, loyalty, talent, blood, sweat and tears really does pay off in the end. Let it be a lesson to all those that dare to dream! You can achieve irrespective of where you come from?#MOT
— Evolved Artists Ltd (@EvolvedArtists) August 25, 2020
Phillips was included in Gareth Southgate’s 24-man squad for England’s upcoming UEFA Nations League games against Iceland and Denmark.
Kalvin is a class act. So deserved to be called up. Good luck Kalvin
— LUFC_Christian ? (@LUFC_Christian) August 25, 2020
Makes you proud to be Leeds watching this.
— Liam (@liam_lightowler) August 25, 2020
Phillips was one of Leeds’ standout performers throughout their 2019/20 Championship campaign, earning himself a season rating of 7.22/10 for his performances in the 37 league appearances he made for Marcelo Bielsa’s side.
He’s everything that’s right about our team. A great player, humble and down to earth.
— R T (@RRRRTTTT19800) August 25, 2020
Are you pleased that Phillips has been named in the England squad?
Yes, I'm happy for him
No, not really bothered
Great to see one of our own making the step up. None more deserving.
— Drew Foster ??? (@DrewF64) August 25, 2020
Now that the official Leeds Twitter account has shared this video of Phillips onto their page, this paved the way for a lot of Leeds fans to share their congratulatory messages to the 24-year-old.
So buzzing for him and the team #MOT
— Ross ?? (@RossSlade92) August 25, 2020
It’s great to see how happy Phillips is after getting his first England call-up. This shows that he takes great pride in being given the opportunity to play for his country.
The fact that he has been picked for the England squad shows that Southgate has seen something in Phillips that made him think he will be a useful player in the national team going forward.
The response to this video of the midfielder from this group of Leeds fans just goes to show how much they admire Phillips and how happy they are for his England call-up.