Osman: Everyone at Everton happy for me

Leon Osman says everyone at Everton are proud of his England call-up.

Leon Osman says everyone at Everton are proud of his England call-up.

On Wednesday, Osman will be in Sweden with England, called into the senior team for the first time at the age of 31, and it was a popular choice by Roy Hodgson.

"We were out on the training pitch when I saw more staff than usual by the side of the pitch," said Osman. "I didn’t think anything of it at the time. Then the manager called us together in a circle and announced I was in the squad.

"There was a lot of hair ruffling and kidney punching and the child-like stuff that comes with it. All the staff were cheering. It was a great moment."

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