"We have to be pragmatic and we have to be realistic", French manager Didier Deschamps said ahead of England vs. Croatia, according to ESPN. "Now I want to go and see what's going on in Russian Federation", said one fan, Michael Roberts, 27, as he waited for his flight. Fans in Castlefield Bowl in Manchester city launched their drinks into the air as they celebrated Kieran Trippier's goal.
Penticton's new British pub, Brexit, was a full house with footy fans for Wednesday's World Cup semi-final between England and Croatia.
But Raj Singh, a Canadian who supports England because he has relatives in Britain, said the team may have passed up their best opportunity in a lifetime to reach a World Cup final.
But we WILL win a World Cup with this team and Coach!
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Now, finally, there is a team ready to join them in Croatian football's pantheon of heroes. "We worked hard defensively, we needed to take advantage a bit more in the counter-attacks but congratulations to my players and my staff", he said, according to Reuters.
Dozens of English soccer fans began heading for Moscow in a last-minute rush on Tuesday in an effort to be part of a potentially historic sporting moment as England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals.
The Croatians overcame an even bigger demographic difference in the quarter-final, beating Russian Federation - a nation of around 145 million - on penalties. Croatia has never won it all but will finally get their shot on Sunday.
Most England fans were gracious in defeat, with one fan saying "Croatia was the better team" on the way out.
"You all just said to them, "Just do what you can", but now even you are hoping that it can come home, yeah?"
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