"We've strived to be as good as we could be at global level and it's taken us two years to get there. They worked in '98 and we worked today, we reached out target to get to the final, I'm very satisfied".
It was Brazil's exit - not Argentina's, not Spain's, not even Germany's - which created the greatest feeling of possibility at this World Cup for nations who haven't historically scalped the heights on the world's biggest sporting stage.
Croatia has never advanced to the championship match.
"People don't realise - they might see that everything is going in one direction but when you're younger there's a lot of things that happen and a lot of adversity to overcome".
"We're expecting The Lexicon to be busy, so do book a table at one of our many restaurants and cafes to enjoy lunch or dinner ahead of your preferred screenings". "And if it's France I think they'll win it".
Engand's Dele Alli busts out Fortnite dance in World Cup match
Dele Alli and Harry Maguire scored the goals as England beat Sweden 2-0 to go through to wednesdays semi final with Croatia . After England's entry into the semis, Beckham posted on Instagram his own version of " it's coming home ".
"He has minor issues, but we have a huge game tomorrow".
Brazil struggled to a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in the first group game before two late goals against Costa Rica settled the nerves and a 2-0 win over Serbia took them through as group winners.
Aldi and Lidl stores across the country will be shutting on 3pm on July 15 if England make it to the final. "They've nearly made a commitment of trying to help each other to become a high performance squad".
Russian Federation is holding its first-ever FIFA World Cup, which kicked off in Moscow with a spectacular opening show at the Luzhniki Stadium on the night of June 14.
I expect the teams to be evenly matched, giving viewers an exciting semi-final. We always have to give credit to the players.
"We've seen the videos from back home and it seems like the country is really coming together so we're happy to have that influence".