Green who has chosen to play for Northern Ireland as his International team, although born in Pontefract, Yorkshire, was impressive against World Cup qualifiers Algeria in Dublin. Paul scored the first of three goals scored by the Irish, with a headed goal.
Paul was injured scoring the goal but continued after treatment following a bang to the head.
The performance has done Green the World of good and his prospects of continuing in Giovanni Trapattoni's side have improved. Green showing the potential first seen by Rams boss Nigel Clough at the end of last season, when he moved to Pride Park from Doncaster Rovers.
The final score was Republic of Ireland 3- Algeria 0...