"I've met quite a few of those players and we know exactly how they're held and perhaps in the modern era that would be even crazier, social media and everything else, the global thing is so much bigger", Southgate said.
Just four teams remain, all of them from Europe: Belgium, France, Croatia, and England.
"We've talked about the team which won". "How they're still held and revered".
There are a few familiar faces: Simon Rodger, who went on to play nearly 300 games for Palace, is in the middle row with the shock of blond hair; Chris Powell, who played for England and is now managing Southend, is in the middle; and, on the front row, sitting next to me, is Gareth Southgate.
The 76-year-old - who scored a hat-trick in the final at Wembley against West Germany - told the Sun newspaper that Southgate had fostered an impressive spirit of togetherness in the squad.
Nevertheless Rowe, a devoted England fan who has spent around £50,000 (US$ $66,500) to follow England over the past two decades, will wear his £65 Marks and Spencer waistcoat again on Wednesday.
Paulinho set to leave Barcelona, return to China
But, with Paulinho's departure to China and Yerry Mina's potential exit , it could open the door for future signings. As for Paulinho himself, it seems to be a logical move considering the fact that he will turn 30 later this month.
World Cup has broken stereotypes about Russia Vladimir Putin
Upon arrival back in Moscow , the team said on Twitter that it would meet with fans at the FIFA Fan Zone in Moscow on July 8. Mutiu Adepoju showed empathy for Russian Federation following their World Cup exit to Croatia on Saturday evening.