The Three Lions will face Germany and the Netherlands in upcoming friendlies and Drinkwater has joined Jamie Vardy as a member of the squad.
And Lineker, already on cloud nine this term considering Leicester's position at the top of the Premier League, congratulated the 26-year-old midfielder on a 'thoroughly deserved' call-up.
Many congratulations to Danny Drinkwater on his first call up to the England squad. Thoroughly deserved.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) March 17, 2016
Meanwhile, Leicester team-mate Danny Simpson also congratulated Drinkwater on a superb achievement.
Drinkwater isn't the only one to achieve an international call-up either, with full-back Simpson messaging N'Golo Kante after he earned a place in Didier Deschamps's France squad.
Also well done to Kante as well getting called into the French squad— Danny Simpson (@dannysimpson) March 17, 2016
Leicester's high-flying campaign is earning plenty of reward, then, and the Foxes travel to Crystal Palace for their next Premier League clash.
Every game from now on will be a tough one knowing what is at stake for Claudio Ranieri's men but the good news for Leicester is that Palace haven't won in the Premier League in 2016.