England hold their heads high despite pain of World Cup loss

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On Sunday, Croatia will take on France on FOX4 to battle for the World Cup trophy.

But Zlatko Dalić's side equalised in the 68th minute through Ivan Perisic and bossed the game from then on, before Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic popped up with the victor in the second half of extra time to send Croatia into their first ever World Cup final.

"They've been unbelievable the whole tournament but at the end of the day, it was our best chance ever and we haven't taken it", Reece said.

Although England failed to reach their first World Cup Final since 1966, their efforts have clearly been appreciated by fans and journalists across the world.

He rolled up his sleeves way before he pulled on his World Cup waistcoat and convinced his players to trust him when he told them that they could be contenders.

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He will just be hoping that all of them are fit enough for one last effort against a fearsome French side. We built the foundation for our house in 98, and now we're building the second floor".

When the inevitable pain subsides, and the belief that England blew their chance is placed in context, there is so much that can be taken from Russian Federation.

England's World Cup dreams were shattered on Wednesday with a 2-1 loss to Croatia in the semifinals. He has shown a sure touch in his handling of matters on and off the pitch and is a young, progressive coach.

There's no reason to believe this growth won't continue as they become yet more familiar playing with each other and on the world stage.

Julie Rimet just moved to Kansas City from England two days ago.

"The team haven't really played much together either".

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Politicians also added their praise, with Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn tweeting: "A heartbreaking way to go out but won't forget what a great tournament it's been for England". In fact, when Ante Cacic was sacked in October, Dalic was appointed just two days before the final group game in Ukraine, which Croatia won to get a play-off spot.

Prime Minister Theresa May echoed his comments, saying the team had made the country proud, and looked forward to the third place play-off against Belgium on Saturday. But nobody wanted to be subbed and they didn't give in. Or at least one of them does.

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