Published: Wed, July 11, 2018
Money | By Ralph Mccoy

Gazza's message for Southgate and his England squad

Gazza's message for Southgate and his England squad

Pickford only made his full England debut in November 2017, just seven months before the World Cup in Russian Federation, but he made crucial saves in the team's round-of-16 penalty shoot-out victory over Colombia.

This is, of course, in no way connected with how our writers may or may not have been feeling themselves at the time.

England fans sing their football anthem "Three Lions (Football's Coming Home)", originally performed in 1996 and 1998 by Baddiel, Skinner & Lightning Seeds.

Harry Kane was not even born when England last reached the World Cup semifinals 28 years ago, but the Tottenham striker - who has met 1966 final hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst - fully appreciates the weight of history he and his teammates are making in Russian Federation.

Incredibly, it has been signed by more than 130,000 people - and it has been growing by the minute.

In fact, we'd be amazed if there were any MPs there to debate it at all - if they're as patriotic as the rest of us, they'll be at home nursing soft bonces as well.

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The team labeled the "golden generation" because of the amount of talent inherent. "Now there are more feelings of trust in each other to perform better than ever".

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Alli isn't the first player to bust out a Fortnite dance during the World Cup - France's Antoine Griezmann and Alli's England teammate Jesse Lingard have also inflicted similar emotes on millions watching all over the world.

'We need this for all those supporting England as the next day will not be pleasant for all fans'.

The petition was started by someone called Liam Betson, but frankly the idea is one that plenty of people have been nurturing for a long time.

"I've got a amusing feeling that the momentum is so good, and, you know, especially now that we're all going to turn up with special Gareth waistcoats, and that can only help can't it", said fan Lee Walkup, 50.

'The World Cup is a very special worldwide competition.

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