Kane ‘gutted’ as England’s World Cup dream dies

Remigio Civitarese
Luglio 12, 2018

For a second there, it did honestly feel like it was coming home, but alas, it was not to be.

The Duke of Cambridge took to the official Kensington Palace Twitter account to speak of his pride in the team.

"What more could we ask for?"

Several positions remain problematic for the Reds and if they are serious about toppling current champions Manchester City next season they must ensure that the right players are added to the squad this summer. We started a bit too casually, and England deserved to score.

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. We'll be flying the flag on Saturday".

They booked their place in the final by seeing off England 2-1 after extra time, making light of the fact that the Three Lions hail from a land with a population of around 53 million.

Jubilant Croatian fans honked their vehicle horns and let off fireworks while England fans sobbed and looked to the future with confidence after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time victor took Croatia to its first World Cup final. SkyBet had France's odds to win the World Cup outright were set at 1/2.

England play Croatia Wednesday night at 7pm.

Some threw drinks to the ground and stormed out of Ashton Gate Stadium, though some struck a more conciliatory tone.

"So I chose to build a pub", Lewis said.

"It was tough first-half. That makes me proud".

Max Pemberton, 24, from Gloucester, had worn a waistcoat to watch the match.

Travelling fan Joe Settle, 62, and his son Andrew, from Bolton, said they couldn't miss the chance to see England in the semi final.

The Croatia defender Domagoj Vida added to the long-standing tensions with a video that was released of him shouting "Glory to Ukraine", after his team had put Russian Federation out on penalties in the quarter-final.

"It's tough, we're gutted", Kane said.

England's run to the World Cup final would be, on paper at least, one of the easiest since Federation Internationale de Football Association began ranking global teams in 1993.

"That speaks volumes in itself". You don't get that reaction if you haven't played as well as you have.

Hyde Park was a mess as everyone went home.

The men's World Cup soccer tournament is down to the final two games.

"It's been fantastic until now". "We worked so hard, the fans were incredible, it was a tough game, a 50-50 game, when we look back we will think there's stuff we could have done better".

Nick Branch, 35, joked: "I'm a West Ham fan so I'm used to disappointment".

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