England wins first ever World Cup shootout to reach quarters

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Eric Dier´s spot-kick gave England their first-ever win on penalties at a World Cup at the fourth attempt - ending the jinx that has dogged them for so long.

"Hopefully this continues. I'm extremely proud of these achievements, but I want to do better and do more".

Only half an hour earlier, the mood was desolate after Colombia equalized in the dying seconds of a match that England were on course to win 1-0 thanks to Harry Kane's penalty.

England face Colombia in Moscow Tuesday with the victor to face Sweden or Switzerland in the quarter-finals.

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Gareth Southgate has handed Kane the captain's armband for England's World Cup 2018 campaign, and he has led by example with five goals en route to the last 16. In France, Kane played in every match but didn't score a goal and is mainly remembered for his inability to take a corner. "Today will give belief for generations to follow and not be hindered by history or expectations".

The Danish Football Association says it has reported death threats made against striker Nicolai Jorgensen to the police after he endured a barrage of online abuse for missing a World Cup penalty against Croatia. "I took a call four hours before kick-off to tell me what had happened". "They've been exciting, young, great energy, playing with a lot of freedom", Rooney said of England's chances while speaking to ESPN FC on Monday at his introductory news conference with D.C. United.

Neither side could break the deadlock in the extra 30 minutes and the game went to penalties.

"We have fantastic supporters who have had to stand with us through decades of disappointment and this was a really special moment for our country", Southgate said. "We had total trust in their techniques".

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