Many Blackburn Rovers fans have taken to Twitter to react to Ben Brereton’s assist for Chile last night in the Copa America.
The Stoke born striker has been starring for the South American side in this season’s competition since receiving his shock call up back in May.
It turns out that his mother was in fact born in the country, meaning that the 22-year-old was eligible for a call up that shocked many around the footballing world.
Brereton was in top form again for his side last night as he laid on an assist for Eduardo Vargas to score against Uruguay, which resulted in Chile qualifying for the quarter finals of the historic competition.
Naturally many of the Rovers fanbase were quick to take to social media to react to the striker’s exploits, with many offering their thoughts last night.
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Here, we take a look at some of the best responses from supporters via Twitter.
Who needs to speak the same language when you've got football.
— bradley stirton (@BradleyStirton) June 21, 2021
Can't wait for him to bring this form back to Rovers. He's playing so well with Vargas, and in my opinion Armstrong is better than him. If Ben and Arma can link up like this we could be in for a good season.
— Chris Jalapeno Heyes 🇨🇱 (@ChrisHeyes78) June 22, 2021
— 𝕸𝖆𝖗𝖐 𝕬𝖘𝖍𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖙𝖍 (@he6rt6gr6m) June 21, 2021
Proof positive that a lad from Stoke can indeed do it on a hot Monday evening in Cuiabá.
— Ben Diaz (@GiallorossiBlue) June 21, 2021
He’s having a ball with Vargas!
— Gary Barrett (@aidenwb02) June 22, 2021
Oh my goodness it’s almost as if you play a central striker through the middle he actually thrives and can do his job🤔 #backthebreo
— Luke 'Fred' Bury (@Luke_Bury) June 21, 2021
Needs a new bumper contract ASAP
— James Roper (@JamesRoper1) June 21, 2021
I'm 100% buying a Chile shirt with Brereton Diaz on the back https://t.co/IXo8i82kJs
— Stephen Sharples (@sharpysharps) June 21, 2021
Go on lad, doing us proud https://t.co/wBtMIIFK4v
— Tyler Houghton (@TylerJamesh1998) June 21, 2021
— Andy Byrne (@Andy_ASB_Byrne) June 21, 2021