Russian Federation celebrates team's run despite World Cup exit

Russian fans left heartbroken as Croatia dumps the host nation out the 2018 World Cup

"Croatia is among the four best teams in the world", exclaimed the TV commentator from the state-run HRT channel.

Russia's most capped player Sergei Ignashevich has retired from the game following the host nation's failure to reach the semifinals of the ongoing FIFA World Cup on Saturday. In England's class of 2018, free kicks, corners and wide crosses are mostly provided by England's wing backs, Young and Kieran Trippier, and they are proving tough to defend.

There were shouts of joy, hundreds of flares were lit and Croatian flags were waved as an estimated 15,000 fans celebrated the win for captain Luka Modric's side win in Zagreb's main square, where they had watched the match on a giant screen.

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Danijel Subasic's save on Fedor Smolov's penalty made him only the third goalkeeper in history to save four penalties in World Cup shootouts (He had saved three against Denmark in the round of 16 shootout). FREE to play & next 4 match predictions are available now! "I've played against Modric and he's world class ... one of the best there is".

Apart from the experience of 103 worldwide appearances, Lloris has a few other things going his way when he's trying to stop them - including the fact he's faced numerous Belgians already while playing for Tottenham in the Premier League.

Russian Federation are the first host nation to have been eliminated at the quarterfinals stage of a World Cup in 32 years.

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Just 3,400 English fans were in attendance for the win over Sweden but flights to Moscow have been jammed pack over the past 48 hours and it's reported there could be over 10,000 inside the Luzhniki Stadium and more in fan parks. Yet, they have the players who have been there and done that and know when to turn up. It also forced England to rethink and make new strategies. A lot of them sang Russian songs in the streets all night, waving Russian flags and sounding the horn.

"I've been involved in all of those plans", said Southgate during the pre-match press conference on Tuesday.

Cherchesov, who faced heavy criticism going into the tournament, but has emerged from it as a national hero, gave his thoughts after the defeat to Croatia consigned his team to a heart-breaking exit.

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