World Cup Shenanigans....Colombian players receive death threats for missing penalties

Jordan Pickford of England makes a save during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between England and Belgium at Kaliningrad Stadium

Former Preston loanee Jordan Pickford is England's penalty hero after Colombia shoot-out win

"Before the tournament [Gareth Southgate] has given us everything that could be thrown at us - every single possibility from going behind to the opposition trying to get you yellow or red cards".

"That is what it is all about, the thought that two of our lads are playing for England".

Raheem Sterling considers Colombia's antics during a heated World Cup last-16 encounter to have been "silly", with England having refused to rise to the bait before prevailing on penalties.

Uribe's penalty hit the crossbar while Bacca's attempt was saved by hero England goalkeeper Pickford.

England progressed to the quarter finals of the World Cup in Russian Federation courtesy of their first penalty shootout win in the competition, ending a decades-long run of heartbreaking exits from major tournaments and sparking mass celebration in London.

"Southgate's policy towards penalty takers is that they must be fit and comfortable to strike", said Wallace.

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Having grown accustomed to decades of underachievement and misery, football fans across England are starting to get carried away with the team's performances in Russian Federation.

"He's really athletic around the goal, he is excellent and he executed the plan in the penalty shootout".

"A new England" - Pickford's save in the shootout is the headline image of the I's back page, along with the caption: "Pickford's great save and Dier's cool head see Three Lions past Colombia in fret-ever World Cup shootout victory". "You don't always get what you deserve in life, but tonight we did".

Lancashire Police issued a reminder before the World Cup for football fans to "not get carried away in the heat of the moment".

Southgate's squad were due to take part in a light training session in Repino on Wednesday afternoon as part of the recovery process and will fly to Samara on Friday.

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