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Brits will drink 10 million pints tonight during semi-final against Croatia

Brits will drink 10 million pints tonight during semi-final against Croatia

Two teams remain in one of the biggest tournaments in the world.

The dream ended for supporters in Moscow and at home as Gareth Southgate's men lost 2-1 to Croatia in the semi-final after extra time.

So which nation wins the World Cup final?

England too left Italy 28 years ago feeling that the team featuring Gary Lineker and Paul Gascoigne could have gone all the way.

Neither team came to Russian Federation being heralded as favourites but they have produced performances throughout the competition which have shown they were underestimated by the pundits.

"In the first half, give them credit they did play relatively well, in the second half bottle jobs". We are so happy and proud. And it was Croatia who emerged victorious with goalkeeper Danijel Subasic saving from Christian Eriksen, Lasse Schone and Nicolai Jorgensen to put his side through to the quarter-finals for the first time in 20 years.

Robert Prosinecki, a member of the 1998 squad, said: "I would so much like that they be better than us. All of my friends are England supporters and, seeing as I'm likely the only Croatian they know, they've all called me out to wish me good luck for the semi-final!"

"I get a lot of vibes from England with the chants and all that stuff. We are not. There is still a chance to exhaust ourselves".

"We take it on the chin, we move on".

"I just believe we can come back another time, and I hope before I die I see England win the World Cup", Ogunde said.

Parv Moondi, 49, form Norwich, was also among those trudging out of the Luzhniki and back to central Moscow.

"As I know, when you work overseas, you feel your country in a different way".

"I thought that we absolutely played them out the game in the first half".

"We've played our hearts out throughout the tournament". We have two days to prepare. "We will go into this final to win it as we have still not gotten over the [2016] final".

After France beat Belgium 1-0 in Saint-Petersburg on Tuesday night to book their place in the World Cup final, the attention now turns to the other semi-final as England take on Croatia.

Around 7,000 England fans had managed to get hold of tickets through official channels, with 2,180 doing so via the England Supporters Travel Club tickets and the rest in Federation Internationale de Football Association sales.

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