Declan Rice earned his fourth international cap for England yesterday, and some West Ham fans took to Twitter in reaction to his display.

The 20-year-old has firmly established himself as one of the Hammers’ most important players over the past 12 months.

He has showcased a certain level of maturity that defies his tender years, and it seems as though he will one day go on to become a world-class star in the game.

Rice does a lot of the seemingly simple things very well, and his consistency for West Ham over the past year or so really has been rather impressive.

There will always be those who criticise the former Chelsea academy graduate, however.

England v Bulgaria - UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier

Declan Rice (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

He received criticism for his display against Bulgaria yesterday for making too many sideways passes.

People seem to forget that the Hammers ace’s job is to add a certain level of control to the game from a deep-lying midfield position, however.

And the London Stadium faithful will always appreciate the work that the 20-year-old does.

Some West Ham fans took to Twitter, praising Rice for his display for England…

 
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