England were the favourites heading in to the semifinal, but it wasn't to be, and those watching at home were left distraught, some in tears. "Thank you, England": A simple message of gratitude from the Express, accompanied by a picture of Southgate and his players showing their appreciation to the travelling supporters.
Coming off two games that went to overtime, Croatia was supposed to be the team that was exhausted.
"Coach Zlatko Dalić has done a wonderful job, all the players are united and they're playing well".
Theresa May has said she wants to honour England's World Cup team with a reception at 10 Downing Street in recognition of their achievements.
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She took home first prize - a trophy, $1,500 ($AU2020) in prize winnings and the hearts of everyone. Zsa Zsa is known for her pink toenails and long tongue. "It was sweet.
Hyde Park was a mess as everyone went home.
Southgate's team made a fine start to their quest to become the first England side to reach the final in 52 years but faded in the second half before going down 2-1 to the Croatians after extra time at the Luzhniki Stadium.
Her spokeswoman said: "We would certainly like to host a reception for the England football team, who did so well in Russian Federation, and that is something that we are going to talk to the FA about".
Powell fully expected England to get knocked out at the quarter-final stage, but instead they're just two wins away from achieving the feat.
"They want to be involved in scoring the goals and getting on the end of things". No-one believed before the World Cup that we could go this far, but we believed.
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"Soccer, for Croatians, means a lot".
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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".
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It hasn't really sunk in yet; we've been inundated with messages. The coach was happy with our performance. Everyone's behind us; we're all together.