The official Twitter account congratulated Steven Davis on Thursday, while Rangers and Northern Ireland fans heaped praise on the record-breaker.

In captaining NI during their dramatic Euro 2020 playoff semi-final win over Bosnia and Herzegovina, Davis became his country’s most-capped player of all time.

Bosnia and Herzegovina v Northern Ireland - Play-Off Semi-Finals
Rangers star Steven Davis broke the Northern Ireland record against Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Photo by Armin Durgut/Pixsell/MB Media/Getty Images)

With 120, he has also now also joined Wayne Rooney as the most-capped outfield player in home nations history.

The 35-year-old made his international debut in 2005 and has experienced many highs and lows across his 15 years in the shirt.

He’s always made himself available, though, and has always led by example on the pitch.

As the record beckoned, Northern Ireland released a video in which former managers and teammates paid tribute to Davis’ achievement over clips of him in action.

The video was shared by the official account to its 13.6m followers after they added ‘Congratulations to the record-breaking Steven Davis’.

Praise also flooded in for the midfield maestro beneath the initial video, with both Rangers and Northern Ireland fans lauding him.

Here’s a selection of reactions from Twitter:

Fittingly, Davis went on to play a full 120 minutes on his 120th appearance, as Northern Ireland went toe-to-toe with a strong Bosnia and Herzegovina side in Sarajevo.

With the scores still locked at 1-1 after extra time, NI went on to triumph on penalties, ensuring that the Rangers star still has a chance of leading his country to another major tournament.

The playoff final against Slovakia awaits in November, but first, Davis and co. have Nations League assignments against Austria and Norway.

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