Figures reveal that England’s victory was watched by almost 20 million viewers on BBC One. The match was watched by 3.8 million people online, setting the record for an online BBC program. Against low odds, we came to the World Cup and to make it to the quarter-finals we have to be proud. That match, which ended in a penalty shootout, saw more than 23 million viewers. “It’s an awesome feeling to be going to a semi-final at a World Cup”. Four European teams remain in the race for the trophy.
England will meet Croatia in the semi-final on Wednesday evening.
After the game versus Sweden, Pickford was spotted with a bandage on his hand, which sparked concerns for the ‘keeper given his importance to the side in the knockout stage.
“I knew they were going to win, I have faith”.
Just two wins away from being crowned World Cup champions for the first time since 1966, England is getting a little bit insane right now.
“England’s players have guaranteed they will return from the World Cup as heroes”. It was England’s eighth set-piece goal of its 11 in Russian Federation, and the center back’s first in global soccer.
And as crowds across the country began celebrating deep into the night, Prince William himself chose to take the time to praise the incredible team on their win.
“If anyone’s got any tickets out there, we’re desperate for the semi-final”, said Holder in the van before striking out for Moscow, just over 1,000 km (600 miles) north-west of Samara.
First, his well-placed header had Jordan Pickford diving quickly to his left post early in the second-half, and later his half-volley on the turn forced the Everton goalkeeper to tip over.
Meanwhile, West Midlands police said it took the most ever 999 calls in its history, logging 3276 in 24 hours owing to “a mix of the sun, World Cup, and alcohol”.
Pickford came into the world Cup with a handful of worldwide caps, the backing of Gareth Southgate and a lot of hype about his abilities.
“Is the World Cup any different?”