Football: Twitterati goes crazy on England’s exceptional win in the World Cup on penalties.
Just woken up. Had the weirdest dream. Totally unbelievable. England won a penalty shoot out. 🏴— Nick Robinson (@bbcnickrobinson) July 4, 2018 As England win penalty shootout, hospitals across country are overwhelmed by cases of people pinching themselves.— Have I Got News For You (@haveigotnews) July 4, 2018 Am i dreaming or did England win on penalties last night ? ? ?Were people singing our song in the streets all over the country ?????Yes we did and yes they were !!!! 🏆🏆🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/p12h7yIgaV— Ian Broudie (@IanZBroudie) July 4, 2018 WEDNESDAY MOTIVATIONIf England can win a penalty shootout then you can do anything. ANYTHING.— innocent drinks (@innocent) July 4, 2018 British fan climbs a lamppost at London Bridge amid a festive celebration in the street after England won its first ever World Cup penalty shootout to advance to the quarterfinals. https://t.co/JnhYvv27H9 pic.twitter.com/iiT4mL1bfl— ABC News (@ABC) July 4, 2018 Of course it went to penalties. And of course everyone expected England to lose. Because England always loses when it goes to penalties. But this a new England. https://t.co/wq3RU8jorI pic.twitter.com/Si2EJgVCPM— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 4, 2018…..AND EVEN THIS!#FifaWorldCup2018 #ENG #COL #COLENG #WorldCup Chak De! England – how Gareth Southgate emulated @iamsrk’s Kabir Khan in beating Colombia on penalties https://t.co/OnHESb8GiG pic.twitter.com/5DJOmWgJUF— DNA (@dna) July 4, 2018 Seems fairly obvious having “banished their hoodoo” England will now lose on penalties to Sweden— Barney Ronay (@barneyronay) July 4, 2018 No, you don’t need to go to Specsavers. England really did win a penalty shootout last night. #shouldve https://t.co/sRPP7VG98M pic.twitter.com/oozFN0OrNE— Specsavers (@Specsavers) July 4, 2018 AdvertisementWorld Cup 1990- Loss to West Germany in the Semifinals. 4-3 on penalties.Euro Cup 1996- Loss to Germany in the Semifinals again. 6-5 on penalties.World Cup 1998- Loss to Argentina in the Round of 16. 4-3 on penalties.Euro Cup 2004- Loss to Portugal in the Quarterfinals. 6-5 on penalties.World Cup 2006- Loss to Portugal in the Quarterfinals again. 3-1 on penalties.Euro Cup 2012- Loss to Italy in the Quarterfinals. 4-2 on penalties.WORLD CUP 2018- WON AGAINST COLOMBIA 4-3 ON PENALTIES. 28 years of being eliminated in penalties redeemed in a night. Need another reason for Twitter to go bonkers?Had this dream last night that England won a penalty shootout. Seemed so real.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) July 4, 2018Last night after the result, England fans took to social media to express their happiness and even Legends joined in.Congratulations to @GarethSouthgate and the @England team for last night’s victory, and especially for winning the penalty shootout. Best of luck for Saturday.— Sir Bobby Charlton (@SirBobby) July 4, 2018 Being married to an Englishman when England beats Colombia on penalties is no fun, let me tell you. #WorldCup18— Lulu Garcia-Navarro (@lourdesgnavarro) July 3, 2018 Colombian players who missed penalties against England receive death threats. https://t.co/ym7DXpgQSF pic.twitter.com/Z7kfcKbQzr— LADbible (@ladbible) July 4, 2018Colombia is very infamous for player killings when Andre Escobar was killed due to an own goal he scored in the World Cup 1994.Read Also:-FIFA World Cup 2018: Shaqiri thanks fans in a heartfelt tweet for supporting them during the World CupFootball : James Rodriguez tweets out heartbreaking picture after Colombia’s elimination from the WC. Majority of the country is hungover following England’s dramatic penalty shootout win. IT’S COMING HOME 🏴😂https://t.co/xGQdeevl0s pic.twitter.com/mQzQVKsCX5— LADbible (@ladbible) July 4, 2018 – Fans stop buses in streets 🎉– Pundits go crazy 🎉– Newsrooms erupt 🎉A nation celebrates after @England win on penalties 🏴 pic.twitter.com/6VvBmNKeMz— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) July 4, 2018 I wonder if this England team were able to keep their shit together despite provocation and penalties because, unlike a lot of those who’ve gone before them, they’re not full of alpha male shouting, exhibitionism and self-importance.— Daniel Harris (@DanielHarris) July 4, 2018 🏴😎 pic.twitter.com/0SkfHvqPEF— Gary Neville (@GNev2) July 3, 2018BUT on the other side, there were reports of…Colombia players Carlos Bacca and Mateus Uribe are both receiving huge amounts of death threats following their missed penalties against England last night in the #WorldCup. [Mediaset]Andrés Escobar (Colombian) was infamously murdered in 1994 after scoring an own goal. pic.twitter.com/5N5FNUNThE— TheMilanBible (@TheMilanBible) July 4, 2018 Gareth Southgate, whose penalty miss sent England out of Euro ’96, comforts Colombia’s Mateus Uribe after he missed his penalty last night. The more I see of Mr Southgate, the more impressive he gets. Very classy, very strong guy. pic.twitter.com/qM1bSUw1So— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) July 4, 2018 Advertisement