"I think if God has got anything to do with football, it is to thank him for giving the gifts that he has to those people who are taking part, and to let them use those gifts to best effect whether, dare I say it, they are Swedish or British".
Captain Harry Kane, who leads the goalscoring charts in Russian Federation with six strikes, failed to find the net for the first time but said confidence was high after England posted their best run at a major tournament since Euro '96.
The last time England reached the last four of a World Cup, their heroes in the win over Sweden - goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and goalscorers Harry Maguire and Dele Alli - weren't even born.
Almost 20 million viewers tuned in for the win over Sweden and social media is awash with videos of excited fans watching on big screens in bars and parks, fanatically celebrating every England goal.
"There was just pandemonium", said Edward Stapley, 26, who watched the game at The St Christopher's Inn, a pub near London Bridge. And Mother Russia's penalty shootout anguish.
But Modric said they would be ready to face Southgate's men.
He said it was very hard to predict what pupils would do with their lives, but the fact that Southgate "doesn't open his mouth until he's thought through what it is he wants to say" was something that he had clearly developed as a youngster.
The match kicks off at 3pm (BST), with home-side Russian Federation taking on Croatia later on today to find who will be going through to the quarter-finals.
Mia Šetula, a Croatian student at Bournemouth University , admitted she will be cheering for England's opponents tonight. I think it's going to be incredibly loud in any bar we end up going to for the match".
Brainard had recently brough Zsa Zsa on the Today show to celebrate her victory, just days before her sudden, devastating death. Zsa Zsa spent her first five years of life in a puppy mill in Missouri before she was saved by Underdog Rescue .
With the prognosis still unknown, the Perez family is praying Angel leaves the hospital with his life and limbs. "Be careful. As for Perez, his daughter says he and his family are relying on their faith to guide them through the situation.
They re-signed starting center Jusuf Nurkic, and signed free agent guards Seth Curry and Nik Stauskas . He may have teased some fans with his tweet , but he is happy in Portland and is not seeking a trade.
Davis himself expressed regret that Johnson had quit, and said it would be "wrong" for his departure to trigger a major rebellion. May is holding a meeting of her new-look cabinet on Tuesday, following a forced reshuffle in the aftermath of the resignations.
Now, Cardi B is countersuing Raphael for $15 million, accusing him of "self-dealing" and "deceitful and disloyal conduct". She further claimed that the manager tried to gain control over her career as well, in addition to her personal life.
She said she managed to remain calm, holding her wrist above water and using her other hand to stop the flow of blood. When asked why she went ahead anyway, she replied, "It's just a once-in-a-lifetime experience".
The color of the fossils ranges from blood red to deep purple in concentrated form, and bright pink when diluted with water. New research has revealed what is thought to be the oldest known pigment created by a living creature... and it's pink.
The attendants brought bags of ice to try and cool the dog down, but Darcy wouldn't stop panting and continued to struggle. After Darcy breathed through the mask for a few minutes, she became alert and returned to normal.
DJI Mavic 2 Leak Hints at 360 Sensing and More
If the DJI Mavic 2 leak shows an accurate image, there are still some remaining questions about the next DJI drone. With the See the Bigger Picture event pushed back, there is no indication on when the drone will hit the market.
Iran threat to pull out oil cushion
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The England star Croatia are fearing
Kane won't be short of motivation when England play Croatia , but Lovren's social media activity could have fuelled his fire. Every match at this World Cup is like that.
Prince Harry, Meghan to reflect on Irish history on tour
As they stood outside the Marlborough House, Meghan affectionately touched Harry's hand, as the pair appeared to share a joke. Meetings with The President of Ireland, Michael Higgins, and with The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, are both planned.
Oil: Iran sanctions could send to $120 a barrel
Iran plans to reduce its global trade relations only to countries that buy its crude oil , an Iranian MP told Iranian media. The current all-time USA annual output peak was in 1970 at 9.6 million bpd, according to federal energy data.
Pakistan vs Australia T20I Tri-series final Match 6
No wonder he moved up 44 spots on the table to reach No 2 with 842 points, also the best in his short worldwide career so far. Although he only managed 6 and 19 in the next two games, he moved up nine spots to occupy third place.
Facebook to be fined £500,000 over data breaches
The UK's data protection watchdog said the social media giant has failed to ensure Cambridge Analytica had deleted users' data. In Facebook's case this would amount to around US$1.6 billion (€1.4 billion).
Actor George Clooney injured in scooter crash in Italy
Clooney did not sustain life-threatening injuries and was discharged from the hospital the same day, leaving with wife Amal . They all came together at the up-market Il Marino di Puntaldia restaurants after George had finished filming .