Sitting just one win away from advancing to their first World Cup final in 52 years, England fans flocked to public screening parties across the country to watch the semifinal match against Croatia. When Kieran Trippier laced in a free kick for a 1-0 lead just five minutes into the match, it sent shockwaves of joy from Moscow to Manchester. Hope, however, would eventually turn to despair when Croatia scored a go-ahead goal in extra time en route to a 2-1 victory. The dejection that followed sent the once-hopeful fans into a world of hurt. Here, the most heart-breaking photos of emotional England fans.TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images Clive Rose/Getty Images DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images Jack Taylor/Getty Images Jack Taylor/Getty Images Anthony Devlin/Getty Images TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images Anthony Devlin/Getty Images Matthias Hangst/Getty Images Jack Taylor/Getty Images
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