Prince William posts emotional World Cup tweet

Sergio Cunningham
July 10, 2018

The Three Lions face Sweden in a quarter-final clash this afternoon, with the winners going on to play either Russian Federation or Croatia in the last four.

'You wanted to make history @England and you are doing just that, ' he wrote.

Without a doubt, the shining star in this England side, Harry Kane is the leading the race for the Golden Boot having scored 6 out of England's 11 goals so far in the competition.

"I actually watched it". Fair, but we mustn't forget the line which follows: "I know that was then / but it could be again".

We only have to look back to the last worldwide tournament to see evidence in this; the Three Lions rode into the 2016 Euros on a 10-game undefeated winning streak throughout their qualifiers and many in English media were backing them to have a real chance of bringing home their first global trophy in over 50 years.

The song, originally by the Lightning Seeds & the comedy duo of Baddiel & Skinner, was initially a Euro 96 song.

"But I think he's managed to change perception, there's not the criticism over maybe a hard game".

Modric: 'No problem with recovery' for England clash
Neither team could be separated after extra-time, which ended 2-2 after an absorbing and exhausting battle at Fisht Stadium. Andrej Kramaric's header cancelled out a stunning strike from hosts' Denis Cheryshev to leave the teams level at halftime.

This was also the first U17 trophy for England in four appearances. This time was even better because they trailed 2-0 in the final only to come back and win.

"Right! I've got till 14:00 to knacker the kids out".

"I would class him as a friend as he's been a positive influence on my career".

And Prince William wasn't the only royal who's been taking to social media in honour of England's World Cup success so far.

"I think a lot of teams have gone there, been afraid of the real quality teams and shown them a lot of respect".

So many jokes, so many sneers But all those "Oh, so near " s Wear you down through the years But I still see.

Take Me Out host Paddy McGuinness joked that he wanted to tire his children in time for the game.

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