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England World Cup team will be invited to 10 Downing Street

England World Cup team will be invited to 10 Downing Street

The scenes in Croatia's capital of Zagreb were astounding.

The Three Lions fought bravely but came up just short in extra time as Croatia snatched a late victor to book their spot in Sunday's final with France. Prior to 2018, Croatia's best finish in the tournament was third in 1998, when Golden Boot victor Davor Šuker led Croatia past The Netherlands in the third-place match.

Despite the potentially imminent tattoo remarkably Powell is still supporting England.

In Moscow, Croatia fans said they were taken aback by their side's win.

Hyde Park was a mess as everyone went home.

"We were anxious", Katich said.

"I go back to the players, you've got to look at the reaction of the supporters and see you don't get that if you don't give what they've given and played the way they have". "Everyone was nervous, but when they got a second goal, everyone took so much confidence, everyone was up in the air, the club was full, there was a great atmostphere".

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Trippier, the England goal-scorer, was injured in the second overtime and could only watch from the bench as the clock ran on England's dream of returning to the World Cup final for the first time since 1966. But I wonder if we are going to get the game we wanted during the group stage of England's stars against Belgium's stars.

And Southgate - god bless him - has made this abundantly clear in a World Cup campaign which brought an entire nation together.

Would Katich be able to sleep on Sunday night?

Fears of violence and racism ahead of the World Cup, bolstered by memories of clashes between England and Russian Federation fans Marseille during the European Championship in France in 2016, may have put supporters off travel to Russian Federation for the tournament.

"Some players played with minor injuries with which they would not have played some other games".

Eric Amsalem, a 48-year-old Croatian fan with his face painted in the colours of the national flag said: "It's a small country".