"We're all proud to be Town fans and be part of the match day experience and were proud to be given the opportunity to play for England too!"
A sold out Elland Road was treated to its first England worldwide since 2002 - and boy did the locals enjoy it.
"Yorkshire has been a bit starved recently until Huddersfield got up". I am really excited for the upcoming weeks. "I said to the team that I expect to see mistakes because otherwise we're not trying things, and with attacking players in particular".
"As much as anything, it is about coming and connecting with the country".
An England team we like and are actually rooting for?
"Henderson can play as a number eight, so that gives you an option, Dier can play as a centre-back...so they both have another way into the team".
Elland Road has been the home of Leeds United since the club's foundation in 1919, with a capacity of 37,890. You hope that the loyalty of the supporters is going to be rewarded.
He would be Burnley's 29th senior England worldwide, and third to make his debut this season after Jack Cork against Germany, and James Tarkowski against Italy.
Three thoughts on England's 2-0 win vs. Costa Rica in an worldwide friendly.
In the here and now, Southgate believes that England being away from their Wembley "comfort zone" in their final warm-up before heading to Russian Federation will also prove beneficial.
Playing alongside Vardy, eventual man of the match Rashford was bright, energetic and unsafe throughout - which gives Southgate something to think about ahead of the Tunisia opener.
"It is an important game".
19-year-old full-back Alexander-Arnold made 33 appearances for Liverpool this season including a starting berth in the Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid last month. One of the keys of us getting through these two matches was to try and make sure every member of our squad gets game time.
"We will make a lot of changes and Trent Alexander-Arnold will get a debut".
Pope came out of nowhere to secure his position as England's third goalkeeper for the tournament ahead of the vastly experienced Joe Hart, who was one of the shock omissions from Southgate's World Cup squad.
Ghana, who failed to qualify for the World Cup, hit back through Kasim Nuhu before Thomas Partey fired home three minutes from time. Very often, worldwide players have not started off at a big club.