He shares two names with two of the greatest footballers to ever play in the Premier League, but Ronaldo Vieira is making a name for himself in English football.

The young Leeds United midfielder has impressed so much this season, that he has been called up the to England U20s squad for the Toulon Tournament.

The 18 year old midfielder joins several other Sky Bet Championship players on that list, but what is notable about this is that it is his first international call up, and it comes for England rather than Portugal.

Vieira is eligible for both, but it seems England have got their foot in the door early with this one.

Many Leeds United fans took to Twitter after the squad was announced to congratulate their wonderkid on his first ever England call up:

This supporter wants Vieira to do himself, and the club proud.

It certainly has been a whirlwind few months for the young midfielder, but it is not a season that he will forget in a hurry.

Leeds United defender Liam Cooper even took to Twitter to congratulate Vieira on his call up.

https://twitter.com/LiamCooper__/status/864459531136446464

The call up for Ronaldo Vieira has been fully deserved according to this Leeds supporter, and it would take a brave man to argue against that.

A lot of Leeds fans are absolutely buzzing for Vieira, and rightly so!

Although Leeds fans will want Vieira to enjoy himself and play out of his skin at the Toulon tournament, many will be hoping that he stays injury free ahead of the new Sky Bet Championship season.

 

 

 

 


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