Football Fans Gather To Watch England Play Croatia For A Place In The World Cup Final

These England Fans Are in a World of Hurt

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.

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