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Croatia taunts England over World Cup exit

7 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Croatia says England underestimated them in their semifinal match and they made sure England knew it after their 2-1 win.
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England heroes consoled in the stands by family and friends after devastating World Cup exit

England heroes consoled in the stands by family and friends after devastating World Cup exit

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

England's heartbroken heroes were consoled in the stands by their family and friends at the Luznikhi Stadium in Moscow. The Three Lions fought bravely but came up just short in extra time as Croatia snatched a late winner to book their spot in Sunday's final with France. Kieran Tripper, who was perhaps England's best player out in Russia and scored on the night, was comforted by wife Charlotte and their young daughter.
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Why Scotland fans are wrong to look to Croatia as a model to follow

7 monthes ago   |   By The Scotsman

Croatia's progress to the World Cup final has prompted much soul-searching in Scotland with regard to the population of both countries but the Balkan nation should not be used as a model, writes Joel Sked.
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Paul Pogba warns France: We are not favourites in World Cup final against Croatia

7 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

The FC guys answer your tweets on Kevin De Bruyne's performances in big games, Paul Pogba's impact for France, Jack Wilshere to West Ham and more.
Kwese's Daniel Amokachi breaks down the roles France's big stars played in propelling Les Bleus past Belgium and into the World Cup final.
Leroy Rosenior explains the maturation of France's Paul Pogba at the World Cup and how it is reflective of Didier Deschamps management of Les Bleus.
Paul Pogba insists France are not favourites against Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday in Moscow.
Les Bleus are considered by many as the stronger of the...
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Croatia president celebrates World Cup win at NATO summit

7 monthes ago   |   By Seattle Pi

BRUSSELS - It has been a successful NATO summit for Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. The World Cup took care of that.
With a come-from-behind 2-1 win over favored England, Grabar-Kitarovic could eat her NATO gala dinner with that bit more gusto late Wednesday.
"We followed the game over dinner," a beaming Grabar-Kitarovic said as she entered the last sessions of the NATO summit early Thursday.
"It was wonderful because all the allies were cheering for all of us, mostly," she said.
She was at the table together with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday and the two will...
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Perisic reveals why Croatia will be 'extra motivated' against France

Perisic reveals why Croatia will be 'extra motivated' against France

7 monthes ago   |   By Goal

The closest the nation has come to winning the World Cup previously was in 1998, when it was Les Bleus who overcame them
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Croatian firefighters miss PKs against Russia to head out on call

Croatian firefighters miss PKs against Russia to head out on call

7 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Firefighters at the Zagreb Fire Department in Croatia were anxiously watching the World Cup penalty shootout against Russia in the quarterfinals on Saturday, when they had to head out on a call.
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England supporters send gallons of beer into the air celebrating opening goal against Croatia in World Cup semifinal

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

England got off to a hot start in its World Cup semifinal match against Croatia on Wednesday. After winning a few yards outside the box just five minutes into the match, Kieran Trippier sent home a beautiful free kick to give England an early 1-0 lead as the Three Lions fight for the chance to play France in the final. Across England, fans erupted with joy, and in doing so, sent gallons upon gallons of beer into the air in celebration. Because the goal came so early in the match, it's likely that the beers flung into the skies were a bit more full than fans initially anticipated when they...
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Didulica hails Croatia's World Cup 'warriors'

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Former Croatia international Joey Didulica praised his nation's "warriors" after their World Cup semi-final win over England. Zlatko Dalic's men came from behind for the third straight game in Russia, recording a 2-1 victory after extra time as the country moved into their first final. Mario Mandzukic scored a 109th-minute winner after Ivan Perisic had cancelled out Kieran Trippier's sublime free-kick.
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