'See you didn’t have to be playing for Leeds United to get a call up' - Brighton and Hove Albion fans react to Ben White's Euro 2020 call-up

Brighton and Hove Albion fans have taken to social media to congratulate Ben White on his call-up to the Euro 2020 England squad.

Monday, 7th June 2021, 9:03 am

White has completed a remarkable couple of weeks after being named in England’s Euro 2020 squad.The 23-year-old has been called up from the standby list to replace Trent Alexander-Arnold, who was forced to pull out after picking up a thigh strain.

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It is a remarkable turnaround for White. This time last week, the versatile player was uncapped, and his inclusion in Southgate’s 33-man provisional squad had been seen as an opportunity to gain some experience around the England set-up.

And Albion fans are delighted for him. After the club tweeted the news fans replied with their messages.

Ed @onyaed4 tweeted: "The EUROS is next level.....Ben White deserves next level. . . QATAR22 will top up the tan nicely too, learnt fast, every where he's been, take England exp. on board......bright, compative, bold, calm and versatile. Guided by @bhafc"

@GrantWP said: "Great stuff! Well done and much deserved."@Twelvebore tweeted: "Superb.....lucky England to [email protected] in the Euro squad. Go for it, enjoy it and do yourself, your family, your club and England proud !!"

DJ Knight said: "Well done Ben - yesterday was a real professional display. Stay calm and focused cos we're lacking that quality in the back line."

Ben White in action against Romania on Sunday
Ben White in action against Romania on Sunday

@10Hunter said: "Congratulations Ben. See you didn’t have to be playing for Leeds to get a call up"

Tim Evans said: "Amazing news and totally deserved. Huge congrats Ben!"

But @TonyBN3 said: "Would have been there 10 years ago if he played for Leeds…"