Kyle Walker delivered an upbeat appraisal of England's campaign in Russian Federation and proceeded to offer context by providing a comparison with previous tournaments in which he has been involved.
"Every time we wear the shirt of our national team, we want to play with pride and play well and win".
"When you get to this stage of the competition, the margins are fine. they've taken two of their (chances) and we weren't able to respond".
"Nobody wanted to give in when I was preparing the first eleven, nobody wanted to say I was not ready in extra time, no one wanted to be subbed and this shows character and what makes me proud".
In 1998 France knocked Croatia out of the World Cup in the semi-final, 20 years later the two nations will meet again, this time in the final.
"Did we expect to be in this position? 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.
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England face Belgium in the third/fourth play-off on Saturday, before the World Cup final between France and Croatia on Sunday. I think over the next few days it will be the time to reflect on that. It's clear to everybody the progress that's been made in terms of the level of performance and togetherness of the group.
"We've proved to ourselves that is possible and we've proved to our country that is possible".
Southgate also said he had not bought into much of the scaremongering about Russian Federation peddled by sections of the United Kingdom press ahead of the tournament.
For the Dutch team, it was their first bronze medal in the World Cup after finishing as tournament runners-up in South Africa four years prior.
In their other appearance, in 1966, in London, they entered popular folklore by beating West Germany, an achievement that many fans have long thought they would never see again.
According to the official Federation Internationale de Football Association report about TV ratings for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the third-place fixture between Uruguay and Germany was the 14th-most-watched game out of the event (out of 64 total fixtures) in terms of global television viewers, at 245 million (which takes into account both viewers of the live telecast and viewers of replays or tape-delayed telecasts).