Belgium has never been to the final of a World Cup, but that's exactly what they look poised to do as the highest-ranked team (No. 3 in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings) left in the tournament.
Sterling caused Sweden plenty of problems in Samara and although he received more flak from some fans for missed chances, David Beckham is the latest former England player to jump to his defence.
There may be an air of euphoria back home but England midfielder Eric Dier is adamant that for all the progress, success has yet to be achieved for the Three Lions at the World Cup in Russian Federation.
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The company said it was "aware" of the incident and congratulated England on its win. We've been playing well, we're learning and we're all enjoying it. "But now, where we are sitting and with the way the draw has panned out, I believe we can go all the way, without question". I'm an England fan and I have struggled to comprehend how, from 1990 when we came so close to reaching the final, we have never kicked on from there. "It really is. That's the only word I can describe it because we're all a family".
"(We hoped we would have) a long month together, which we have done.
In 1998, Croatia, which had emerged from a bitter independence war only three years earlier, made its debut at a World Cup finals.
"If we get to the final or if we don't get to the final then we're one day short, you know it has been an absolute pleasure of an experience to share not just with the players but the staff, even the media staff and you guys as well". Slap a waistcoat on him, and it's not a million miles away from the man who has led England with such distinction in Russian Federation, and who stands on the brink of something truly historic.