The Newcastle United legend quipped about the Manchester United striker on social media.
One of Leeds United's young prospects was unsure why Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne and Arsenal's Theo Walcott did not make England's starting line-up.
While the USA centre-back skied his spot-kick as his side lost their quarter-final matchup with Serbia 6-5 on penalties, his performance during the preceding scoreless 120 minutes was flawless.
The former West Brom midfielder has committed to staying at Pittodrie until 2019.
The French international looks set to be on the move this summer.
The Southampton and Stoke City stars each extended their international goal tallies this weekend in the match with Burundi.
The 22-year-old American opened his MLS account in Saturday night's 1-1 draw at Columbus Crew SC.
Here is how England will line up for their match against Slovenia this weekend including players from Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal among others.
The Scot currently plays in Poland for Lech Poznan.
The Benin international has not yet agreed a contract extension with Coventry City.