Didier Deschamps: Paul Pogba was nearly everywhere against Belgium

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GETTYGareth Southgate has led England to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years

Harry Kane, the leading scorer at the World Cup with six goals, said he isn't motivated by the chance to secure the Golden Boot for top scorer in the third-place game.

It was a message that drew a hugely positive response from Pogba's vast army of social media followers on Instagram and Twitter, with the Manchester United midfielder striking a humble tone after one of the best nights of his career. We were there, we were so close to the title, and we just fell short.

"For me, we are not favourites".

The service then tweeted: "It's been a disappointing night already, please don't make it worse by doing something you might regret for the rest of your life".

That is not a sign of a struggling team, according to Pogba, but one that has a lot of talent.

England and Belgium have both produced last-gasp victories at the World Cup - Belgium beating Japan 3-2, England beating Colombia on penalties - but their two games together lack significance.

Should France overcome Croatia in Moscow on Sunday, the Academy graduate will join Bobby Charlton, John Connelly and Nobby Stiles - who were part of England's 1966 triumph - in the history books.

De Bruyne and Belgium defeat France as England beat Croatia
Most respondents, precisely 21 percent, said they favor France , while England came in second place with 18 percent. And with four goals each, Denis Cheryshev tied as the third-top scorer with Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku.

"We were the better team in all aspects of the game", said Dalic.

Perišić 's equaliser and Mario Mandzukic's composed finish in the second half of extra time saw Croatia come from behind to beat England 2-1 in Wednesday's semi-final, though Kieran Trippier's free-kick had put Gareth Southgate's side ahead in the fifth minute. "We're in control and we've had an ideal start".

"There's no weakness in a team that is in the final".

The model knows Croatia is appearing in its first ever World Cup final.

The game becomes the most watched TV moment of 2018, overtaking all the previous matches in the tournament so far plus the likes of the Royal Wedding.

ITV announced that the peak audience for the England match was 26.6 million people, an audience share of 84%. And for me, big occasions, big players, and numerous players they were not there in the big occasion. We did not forget the doubts about us at the beginning of the competition, about our ability to play together.

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