Dale’s official Twitter account went into overdrive on Wednesday night after Rickie Lambert marked his England debut in fairy tale style.
The former Rochdale striker headed home England’s winner against Scotland with his first touch in international football, giving Roy Hodgson’s men a 3-2 friendly win at Wembley.
If the reaction on Twitter is anything to go by, we’re sure Dale fans across Rochdale and beyond will still have a smile on their faces this morning.
A big congratulations from everyone at Rochdale Football Club, Rickie!
Here’s a selection of tweets from some very proud supporters:
Dillon Collier @dilloncollier9611h
Buzzing for lambert from @officiallydale to England what an achievement
John Hill @johnhillsport12h
It's moments like tonight which make you very proud to be a Rochdale fan, or of any lower league club. @officiallydale
Stacey Cliffe @staceycliffe812h
@officiallydale one rickie Lambert #prouddalefan #buzzing
Beth Drake @beth_drakey12h
I used to watch Rickie Lambert scoring at Spotland for @officiallydale and I've just seen him score on his international debut #takeabow
Ryan Roberts @RyanRoberts199512h
Can't believe it still remember Lambert playing for @officiallydale like it was yesterday amazing moment! Get in!
@officiallydale there are no words for what just happened #RICKIE #LEGEND
Sam Hayes @SamHayes9512h
Ricky Lambert doing every @officiallydale fan proud scoring the winner on his England debut go on son!!!!!!
Rick Mosoph @MosophRick12h
Actually felt my chest swell with pride when that ball hit the net @officiallydale #Proud #RochdaleFamily
Nicholas J Grenier @CredeSigno12h
Rickie Lambert makes his debut for England. I am undoubtedly one proud @officiallydale fan amongst many! #RAFC