Date: 18th June 2021 at 2:05pm
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Leeds United fans have been reacting to a that has come out detailing the career of midfielder Kalvin Phillips.

These past few years have been a transformation for the 25-year-old, more or less a mainstay in the team under Marcelo Bielsa, he’s now starting for England in a major and put in a man-of-the-match display as Gareth Southgate’s men came out victorious against Croatia.

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But his football journey goes far beyond these past few years, as this video from ITV ahead of the England v Scotland game documents. They looked back into his childhood, his younger footballing days and the influences that he has had along the way.

It’s certainly been an incredible journey for the boyhood Leeds fan, and it wasn’t long before the ’s official Twitter account took the opportunity to show their love for him, as they relayed the video to the supporters where there were plenty of them ready to get emotional at how he has progressed through the years:

“Absolutely in love with the ” 

“This is brilliant”
“Wow this guy is next level. So level-headed and there is only one Yorkshire Pirlo and he’s magic you know. Go on KP smash it lad”
“How good is this!”
“Amazing guy and amazing talent”
“When young people need a role model look no further than Kalvin. Humility and grace and a very good player.”

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It’s certainly been a great career for him so far, you just have to wonder what the next step in his career is going to be.

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