Leicester City fans react on Twitter to Jamie Vardy's England call-up

The Foxes are pleased to see their forward in the England team.

Roy Hodgson has named his England squad for the upcoming games against Republic of Ireland and Slovenia next month - and there are certainly a few surprise selections.

The main area of debate is up front. Saido Berahino and Harry Kane have been called up to the full team recently, while Danny Ings has also been mentioned. But all three strikers have been named in the England under-21 squad for this summer so were unavailable to Roy Hodgson.

With that in mind he needed to find alternatives, which he did, with Charlie Austin and Jamie Vardy called up.

The rise of the pair has certainly caught the imagination of many, especially that of Vardy.

He was signed by Leicester City in 2012 from Fleetwood Town. Before that he was at Halifax Toen and before that Stocksbridge Park Steels - he has risen from non-league football to the national team in just five years.

Leicester fans will vouch for his form. His work rate and energy are unrivaled in the attacking department throughout the Premier League and while his goalscoring rate is certainly not exceptional.

Leicester City fans were certainly ecstatic with the news, as they made clear on Twitter after the news was announced...

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