His last World Cup, says Dalic

His last World Cup, says Dalic

To mark the monumental occasion on Wednesday, which is England's first World Cup semi-final since 1990, the iconic Black Prince statue in City Square is now holding an England flag and its very own football.

Just three epic games to play (and one "well we may as well while we're here" encounter) - until Russian Federation 2018 announces its ultimate victor; Vladimir Putin, aside.

"We're excited about the future but want to make the most of the opportunity we have [now]". After winning Group D, Croatia beat Denmark and Russian Federation in penalty kicks to get to this point, while England knocked out Colombia in the round of 16 in penalties before taking down Sweden in the quarterfinals.

They beat Denmark in the round of 16 and host Russian Federation in the quarter-finals this year, becoming only the second team with consecutive shootout wins in the same World Cup since Argentina defeated Yugoslavia and Italy in 1990.

'We have been one of the youngest and least experienced teams in the tournament, and we were never quite sure how far this team could go. They'll have to be hugely proud of the team and they must think that they can beat us. We are really pleased with his contribution.

"We've won after scoring in the last minute, won after conceding in the last minute, come through extra time and penalties".

"We have already made several pieces of history". Biggest win in the tournament.

That hasn't been the case this year, and since England's 2-0 win over Sweden on Saturday, the song has surged in popularity.

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates victory after the FIFA World Cup, Quarter Final match at the Samara Stadium.

England had not reached the final four of the World Cup in 28 years, but are now just two games away from winning only their second major title. "We are looking to keep breaking those barriers down".

"So, we were at home and I went to get changed and I thought, "Hmmm, shall I wear those socks?'".

Croatia looked vulnerable from set-pieces against Russian Federation, conceding the equaliser in extra-time via a set-play, so this is an area England can exploit. "We will see after this practice session", he said. "We are not. There is still a chance to exhaust ourselves". Our supporters have had a long time of suffering in terms of football.

England is making waves at the World Cup in Russian Federation, and they're being followed by a bittersweet tune.