Croatia's fairytale run to the World Cup final is a footballing "miracle" built on a foundation of teamwork and unity which has seen them outlast sides reliant on brilliant individual talent, coach Zlatko Dalic said on Thursday.
Jubilant Croatian fans honked their auto horns and let off fireworks after their soccer team came from behind to beat England 2-1 in extra-time on Wednesday to clinch a place in the World Cup final against France.
Asked if Croatia could beat France in the final on Sunday, his girlfriend Marina said: "Of course".
Jim said: 'When we arrived in Repino a month ago, this was on my bed.
Already, Alireza Faghani of Iran has been picked to handle the Belgium versus England fixture in the third-place match of Saturday in St. Petersburg.
Steven Gerrard says England deserve a hero's reception when they return from the World Cup and admits Gareth Southgate's men did better than his Golden Generation ever could.
England fans were crushed last night, crushed this morning, and will be crushed for some time yet.
Meanwhile, Marcelo Brozovic set a World Cup record against England for the most running in a match. Paul Merson gives his prediction and picks his key player.
England captain Kane told ITV Sport: "It's tough".
But FIFA cleared the defender to play leaving the decision up to the Croatian authorities, who could still ban him following the World Cup.
"This was our problem for 10 years, we had great individuals but no unity and that's why I had to build that unity of objective in the team". He said the players were "absolutely gutted" but the fans' reaction in the stadium after the game showed what they had achieved. And I know we will.
"Semi-finals, they've done what they had to do, they took us to the semi-finals". But I wonder if we are going to get the game we wanted during the group stage of England's stars against Belgium's stars.
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