28/08/2014 11:15 BST | Updated 28/08/2014 11:59 BST

England Squad: Roy Hodgson Dubs Jack Colback 'The Ginger Pirlo', The Internet Reacts

Roy Hodgson was in desperate need of a post-World Cup lift but he hasn't got it after he announced the England squad for next week's friendly with Norway and the European Championship qualifier in Switzerland.


Fabian Delph and Jack Colback's call-ups, in particular, have outraged England fans and Hodgson did not help matters. He referred to Colback as "the ginger Pirlo".

And boy, did the internet react...