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Hazim Owens, 25, from Muxton said: "I feel absolutely awesome".

Then tomorrow maybe help England win their first ever World Cup penalty shootout?

The South Americans had been getting away with blatant holding and wrestling at each of England's many corners and the referee's patience finally snapped when Carlos Sanchez hauled down tournament leading scorer Kane once too often.

England captain Harry Kane has taken the decision to shut himself off from social media, in a bid to improve focus and reduce pressure.

Leicester forward Vardy ended the game with a groin problem which contributed to him not taking one of England's first five penalties.

At 6ft 5in, Courtois is one of the most imposing goalkeepers on the global scene and is the joint-third tallest out of 736 players competing at the World Cup this summer.

England will face Sweden in the quarter-finals of the competition.

"I was so excited about the Euros, being on Twitter all the time or being on news apps so you want to see what everyone is talking about".

Kane was successful again but England wobbled before Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier blasted home to spark scenes of delight in the Russian capital and in London. We were behind, and wanting Pickers to save one, and he did.

"I think given the penalties have broken the curse, we're going all the way - 2-1 in the final against France".

"To get knocked down at the end like we did with that goal in added time, it's hard to come back from that but we were ready for that".

"For the belief of this group of players, and groups of players to come, it was a really important moment", Southgate said, as per the Guardian.

"I'd have liked a week to enjoy this one but haven't got that because Sweden are a team I respect hugely".

"Bring them on. majority have respect for us and we feel secure regardless of who we meet", striker Marcus Berg told reporters as he looked ahead to the last-eight encounter in Samara on Saturday.

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