With such euphoria surrounding the side, England finished second in the group which was possibly a blessing in disguise as it gives them a chance to be in the final facing oppositions that are unseeded.
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"On the back of our shirts it is written "Unidos por unidos por un pais" which means 'United as one nation, '" said Andres Felipe, from the city of Medellin.
"I apologise to all the Colombian people, but the players are not to blame - here is a gentleman (FIFA referees boss Pierluigi Collina) who decides to choose a referee who, by googling him, can't be used for a match of this magnitude", Maradona told Venezuelan TV channel Telesur.
In what was a tough last 16 tie, England had to overcome a Colombia side that frequently resorted to unsporting tactics throughout the game, with Southgate stating how proud he was of the way his players conducted themselves in the face of Los Cafeteros' gamesmanship. "That needed a bit of a review as the players were being substituted".
Fans will now look to England's quarter final opponents Sweden and the next match, which will also be shown at the XL Arena, 3pm on Saturday, July 7.
And when England were awarded an obvious penalty when Carlos Sanchez hauled down the magnificent Harry Kane, there was a three-minute delay for Colombia's protests before the striker scored from the spot.
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But maybe not the biggest. "For now we're family and we've really got a strong bond at the moment between everyone". "For this team this is a brilliant opportunity to go beyond where more experienced teams have before them".
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"One England supporter tweeted how proud he is to be English: "[Southgate's] compassion towards the Colombia players who were distraught at losing was humbling, he knows he's been there, the way this man conducts himself, his integrity/honesty/empathy is a joy to see".
This is the moment a Wolverhampton pub erupted as England finally won a penalty shootout and qualified for the World Cup quarter-finals. It was also the last World Cup fixture at this stadium. The victor there gets the Russia-Croatia survivor.
Beginning with their 1990 semi-final heartache against West Germany, England had previously lost all three World Cup shootouts and three out of four in the European Championship and they looked on course for another nightmare when midfielder Jordan Henderson saw his spot-kick saved by David Ospina. "That has not been good for us, and hurt us a lot", said Colombian coach Jose Pekerman at a post-match press conference.
'We knew what we had to do and we stayed calm'. "It showed our togetherness and character", he said. "We are not a rich country but everyone has found a way to be here because we are very emotional, very patriotic" she said. "If anything, we should feel freer". I wish I was wrong, but I think from the next match England will be much more careful.
Eight yellow cards. A head-butt.
You've just embarrassed yourself massively, Diego.
It may only get better in Russian Federation if the English players continue to distance themselves from their country's dark soccer past.