Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has praised the England players for making the whole nation proud of their performances at the World Cup.
Gareth Southgate has led his young side to the semi-finals of the competition with only a win against Croatia separating them from the final.
The Three Lions have gone well beyond any initial expectations with many fans initially happy to just see a few of their players become blooded internationals.
However, a relatively easy route to the final opened up for them following their defeat to Belgium in the group-stages and Southgate’s taken advantage of it.
Whereas Roberto Martinez faced Japan, Brazil and then lost to France, England faced Colombia, Sweden and will play, as aforementioned, Croatia next.
According to Manchester Evening Ne...
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