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England call-up for Exeter footballer

John Salvatore plays for the Exeter Strollers

An Exeter walking footballer has gained international recognition, after being called up to the England over-70s walking football team.

John Salvatore, who plays for the Exeter Strollers, recently made his debut in a 1-0 win against Wales.

On his call-up, he said: "It was terrific. I received the news from the manager after the trial that I'd been selected and it was unbelievable".

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