Prime Minister Theresa May found it too nerve-wracking to watch the final moments of the England soccer team's nail-biting win over Colombia late on Tuesday (Jul 3) night, her spokesman said.
"The lads would always be prepared to risk injury for these games but that can't be at the detriment of the performance", Southgate said. "That's something that will live with me forever". "Today will give belief for generations to follow and not be hindered by history or expectations".
Colombia coach deliberately elbows England player - shocking!
"To get knocked down like we did is hard to come back from".
Sweden now await in Samara on Saturday - a match they approach buoyed by a win secured in adversity.
After a goalless first half which saw Jordan Henderson headbutted by Wilmar Barrios at one stage, Sterling was barged into by Colombia fitness coach Eduardo Julio Urtasun as he made his way from the field. "I am proud of the discipline". "I might be young but I've got good mental strength and experience and I used that". We just keep going, black that out and focus on the football.
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"I thought there were many, many fouls in the game and I don't think we conceded anywhere near the number of our opponents".
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"It's like a scene from MASH in the dressing room. We'll know more over the next 36 hours", he said.