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The road in question is Southgate Drive, which, as a local sign writer highlighted with his own modifications is the flawless road on which to pay tribute to the current England manager, who has taken the Three Lions to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years. Biggest win in the tournament.

After finishing second in their Group to fellow semi finalists Belgium, Gareth Southgate's side has incredibly found itself on the easier side of the draw, avoiding the likes of France, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, while Spain and Germany faced early elimination. "Croatia don't have the sort of attacking players who can really make something out of nothing, so Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic will be relied upon to engineer opportunities and we need to limit their time on the ball".

"They are proud to wear the shirt".

"Our country has been though some hard moments in terms of unity and sport has the power to do that, and football in particular", he said. "It is a special feeling and a privilege".

He said with a smile: "Football's Coming Home is a song I couldn't even listen to for 20 years, frankly, so for me it has a slightly different feel".

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But Southgate revealed he could not listen to it for many years. Croatia lost their only previous semi-final match to host France in 1998.

"Shops were damaged, people were abused and assaulted, and others climbed on buses and cars, causing damage to vehicles, and in some cases, themselves", said Mark Roberts, head of football policing for The National Police Chiefs' Council. Everyone has been out on the streets celebrating what we've achieved and that is a great source of pride for us. There was a happy ending for Croatia, however, as they beat Holland 2-1 in the third-place play-off, with Suker scoring his sixth goal of the tournament to claim the Golden Boot.

"This generation has been underrated due to their results but they've had the quality and now they are showing it".

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