Steven Davis reacts on Twitter to Northern Ireland win, Lafferty praises trio

Northern Ireland's Conor Washington, William Grigg and Kyle Lafferty pose for photos before they leave for Euro 2016

The Southampton star is overjoyed, while the Norwich City forward praises Queens Park Rangers striker Conor Washington and Nottingham Forest midfielder Jamie Ward.

Northern Ireland's Steven Davis in action

Southampton midfielder Steven Davis has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Northern Ireland’s win against Ukraine in Lyon on Thursday.

Northern Ireland registered an historic 2-0 victory over Ukraine in their second Group C game at the Euro 2016 finals in France.

West Bromwich Albion defender Gareth McAuley headed in Oliver Norwood's perfectly delivered free kick just four minutes into the second half.

Niall McGinn finished a rebound in stoppage time to give Northern Ireland their first victory at a major tournament finals in 34 years.

Leeds' Stuart Dallas celebrates at the final whistle

Southampton and Northern Ireland midfielder Davis has taken to Twitter to express his delight, and so has his international teammate and Norwich City forward Kyle Lafferty.

Lafferty was an unused substitute against Ukraine, but he was still pleased to see his teammates get the job done.

The former Burnley forward has also praised Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas, Queens Park Rangers forward Conor Washington and Nottingham Forest midfielder Jamie Ward for their performances on Thursday.

Northern Ireland's Conor Washington celebrates scoring their second goal

Northern Ireland will take on Germany in their final Group C game next Tuesday.

Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty in action with Poland's Kamil Glik

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