England exorcise penalty kick demons to beat Colombia: How social media reacted
England won a penalty kick shootout at a World Cup for the first, exorcising their demons from the spot to beat Colombia to advance to the quarterfinals.
A late Colombia equaliser forced extra time and had England fearing the worst but the Three Lions held their nerve defeating Colombia 4-3 on spot kicks.
Here's how the world of social media reacted to the dramatic ending...
England win the penalty shootout and progress to the quarterfinals of the World Cup! pic.twitter.com/rQv3I3YpFm— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 3, 2018
Wouldn't be an England game without some North London derby banter. Three penalty kicks for Spurs players past an Arsenal 'keeper was just too good an opportunity to pass up...
Look what it meant to the lads over at ITV Sport... three former England internationals, one moment of pure elation.
Our Mark Ogden...
Speechless...— Mark Ogden (@MarkOgden_) July 3, 2018
How'd they react back in London? Well look for yourself....
When you get your first knockout round win in 12 years. pic.twitter.com/VE8mtXgiMq— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 3, 2018
Well I guess Mark wasn't "speechless" after all... his rapid reaction to England's historic shootout win.
Former England international and football pundit Stan Collymore live from the England end. ABSOLUTE SCENES
England End LIVE https://t.co/k0NbHgF9EL— Стэнли Виктор Коллимор 🏴 (@StanCollymore) July 3, 2018
Homer has a point...
England win a World Cup penalty shoot-out for the first time ever... pic.twitter.com/khkQj5kPtc— Sunday League FC (@SundayLeagueFC) July 3, 2018
From a man who has suffered over the years.
Yesssssssssss— Ian Darke (@IanDarke) July 3, 2018
Even NFL analyst Trey Wingo is into the World Cup.
ENGLAND 🏴 !!! pic.twitter.com/fe5vARniTQ— trey wingo (@wingoz) July 3, 2018
England fans celebrating Dier's penalty! pic.twitter.com/jN8ylTwmFP— FIFA World Cup (@WorIdCupUpdates) July 3, 2018
It is too early yet to say #itcominghome but Jesse Lingard isn't coming home anyways.
No mum, I'm not coming home. It's... pic.twitter.com/VdFHVoEfTI— Jesse Lingard (@JesseLingard) July 3, 2018
Well said captain!
YESSSSSSS! 🙌🏾🏴🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/zafkKmSeUk— Marcus Rashford (@MarcusRashford) July 3, 2018
Here's the roar from the BBC newsroom. #itscominghome
That time you went to a bar, but were the only England fan there. This is... erm... brave.
Dier's winning goal. The emergence of the only England fan in the bar pic.twitter.com/9MPy2PkIWo— Michael Clarke (@michaelclarke_) July 4, 2018
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