The rugby world responds to England’s quarter-final win against Sweden
England are into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 thanks to Harry Maguire and Dele Alli headers against Sweden.
Gareth Southgate’s side now face hosts Russia or Croatia on Wednesday in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium for a place in next Sunday’s final.
Here’s how social media reacted to the result:
On that note, so is rugby to Welford Road when we welcome London Irish in a pre-season fixture on Friday, August 24.
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— Leicester Tigers (@LeicesterTigers) July 7, 2018
Coming home 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
— Carl Kirwan (@carlkirwan_7) July 7, 2018
— Josh Bassett (@_JoshBassett) July 7, 2018
Play like that twice more and England are World Champions
— Neil Fissler (@neilfissler) July 7, 2018
Waistcoat manufacturers everywhere rejoice.
— Brian Moore (@brianmoore666) July 7, 2018
Well played England.
— Paul Williams (@thepaulwilliams) July 7, 2018
Holy Cow Pickford is unbelievable! That was as one sided a World Cup Quarter Final as you will ever see. @England lads were off the charts good… Quiet celebrations tell you they think they can do it and it was a nice day at the office..
— Will Greenwood (@WillGreenwood) July 7, 2018
— Harlequins 🃏 (@Harlequins) July 7, 2018
Time to dig through the family tree & find those Russian / Croatian roots
— Graham Love (@GLove39) July 7, 2018
I did tell you https://t.co/MoN7H6exqJ
— James Haskell (@jameshaskell) July 7, 2018
— Jordan Crane (@JordanCrane86) July 7, 2018
England are in the semi finals? It’s coming home….
— Kyle Sinckler (@KyleSinckler) July 7, 2018