Home, to London? Are you kidding me? Are you serious when you say that! The World Cup trophy is on its way to Paris – or to Zagreb! Croatian national holiday in Moscow and throughout Europe after the finals, after the 2-1 against deeply disappointed Englishman. Men of the evening were Mario Mandžukićthat FC Bayern might have kept – and AFP photographer Yuri Cortezwho scored the Croatian jubilation at the winning goal, scoring the most legendary images of his career. Already the world sports photos 2018!
– Paul Moesch (@PaulMoesch) 12th July 2018
La foto del año en @YuriYurisky en @ AFP #ElFestejo pic.twitter.com/yEMQGPfzkF
– HéctorJuárezCedillo (@HectorJuarezC) July 11, 2018
Allow? Ivan Nackitic. #CROENG pic.twitter.com/wynkmBBm9Q
– Sports Show (@sportschau) 11th July 2018
And the English? We leave the conclusion to the big one Stephen Fry, And Oasiswho said goodbye to the Three Lions at the Lushniki Stadium with “Do not look back in Anger”. And Prime Minister Theresa Maythat should hold the semi-final as usual for a very decent compromise. Oh, England, it’s howling with you. 😥🏴
Sad. Proud. Annoyed. Relieved. Disappointed. Unsurprised. Impressed. Vexed. Gutted. Elated. Deflated. Despondent. Encouraged. Defeated. Defiant. Broken. Resilient. Inspired. Silly. All those things #ENGvCRO
– Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) July 11, 2018
#dontlookbackinanger @England #croeng #threelions pic.twitter.com/RbFK5wVmQO
– Jochen Stutzky (@Jochen Stutzky) July 11, 2018
So #Brexit it is! @theresa_may #CROENG #ThreeLions #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/D77aQRS96m
– NplmIsBack (@NplmIsBack) July 11, 2018
English reactions to the end: “The heart of the Three Lions break” https://t.co/8FpIdbDjjB pic.twitter.com/7If6kElInL
– DER SPIEGEL (@ Der Spiegel) 11 July 2018
“Thank you England”, “We lived the dream” and “Now we have 23 lions” – quite a lot more than Dieter BohlenLyric does not catch the English newspapers this morning any more. The English association tweets: “Thank you. We hope we made you proud.” Oh yes, you did.
You did not proud, #ENG.
Here’s Thursday’s @SunSport back page. pic.twitter.com/rPIo5wWTrR
– The Sun Football (@TheSunFootball) July 12, 2018
To everyone who supported us.
To everyone who thought this time was different.
To who is not afraid to dream.
To everyone who knows this is only the beginning.
Thank you. We hope we made you proud. #threelions pic.twitter.com/jH8lYMB2E0
– England (@England) 11th July 2018
Thursday’s Front Pages .. .. # PaddingtonSouthgreat #ThreeLions #GarethSouthgreat #WaistcoatWednesday #ENGCRO #ENGvCRO #ENG pic.twitter.com/YfFsdApy8v
– Sam Nishi Saisho (@ Samminish1) July 12, 2018
They come home
And yet the English were still so optimistic before the semifinals – even the Royal Air Force was endeavored, and comedians Marty Feldman, But a certain Elizabeth Windsor (almost the real ones) had already guessed during the game: That goes wrong, is not it?
– Andre (@andre_ferzli) 11th July 2018
#ItsComingHome #WorldCup #England pic.twitter.com/mHkd6sQ4Y1
– Billy Cove (@ CoveBilly) July 11, 2018
Not sure it’s coming home.
– Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) July 11, 2018
And Croatia? On the way to the final. And we hope that the great Croatian firefighters, who were in the quarterfinals against Russia shortly before the decision to cancel, this time could see to the end!
Ako netko slučajno nije znao, Rijeka se potrudila da svi saznaju koji je bio rezultat polufinalne utakmice između Hrvatske i Engleske.
I da pritom svi sretnu stignu svojim domovima … Večer za pamćenje, bravo Rijeka, bravo @HNS_CFF
#BeProud #FifaWorldCup pic.twitter.com/BphmX0KJ07
– NK Rijeka (@NKRijeka) 12 July 2018
WHEN DUTY CALLS: Croatian firefighters were desperate to see the end of their team’s match against Russia in the World Cup quarterfinals-but when a call came in, they leapt into action.
Croatia won seconds later. https://t.co/dn36oeRSKw pic.twitter.com/lDuOX8HhBa
– ABC News (@ABC) July 11, 2018
And what does Mats do?
Our good old age Mats Hummels meanwhile, was in London to celebrate the finals with the English. Shit, gone wrong again. It should not be 2018, with Germany and the final. Oh, king Roger Federer then lost too. Stupid year, Mats.
Mats Hummels at #wimbledon pic.twitter.com/jem6GEE2kE
– Bayern & Germany (@iMiaSanMia) July 11, 2018
The LEAD song of the day: Severina & Ljuba Stanković – Tutorial
It’s easy with England and France, but even with world hits from Croatia even LEAD is at a loss. But we found it, with “Tutorial” of Severina & Ljuba Stankovic, The current number 1 in Croatia – next to Mario Mandžukić, understood.