While the Three Lions as a collective have been fantastic in Russian Federation under Gareth Southgate so far, Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has arguably not shown his best form at the World Cup, and it's something that hasn't gone unnoticed by the player himself.
The iconic Black Prince statue in City Square is now holding an England flag and its very own football.
"We've strived to be as good as we could be at worldwide level and it's taken us two years to get there".
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Samuel Umtiti headed home from a corner six minutes into the second half saw France through to a meeting with either Croatia or England in Sunday's final.
"The welcome of the Russian people has been top", Southgate said. They have a good squad depth and know what they need to do in order to win a game.
While England eased through the quarterfinals with a 2-0 win over Sweden, Croatia was forced into a penalty shootout against Russian Federation after finishing extra time at 2-2. "They found a way to win, and then against the hosts as well".
Let's see if football really is coming home, as we can hear from every corner of England at the moment.
Gareth Southgate's stock has risen so much since he travelled to the 2018 World Cup as England manager that some are suggesting a knighthood could be on its way.
"That's the biggest thing so far to come out of it and we just want to continue to do that and do everybody proud".