For a country bitterly divided by the Brexit referendum as well as by age-old regional and class divides, the national team's journey to the World Cup semi-finals has been a welcome relief from political arguments and rancour.
England is the only team in the semi-finals that has lost a game in the tournament.
"The only time we went out was after the first game against Uruguay when we drew 0-0, which wasn't a good start".
"I think we could have achieved more", he said.
England manager Gareth Southgate believes lifting the 2018 World Cup would see his players being held in even higher esteem than the class 1966.
After years of lamenting the behavior of its traveling fans, maybe now it is time for England to take more of an inward look.
England play Croatia in the semifinal in Moscow on Wednesday for the right to meet France or Belgium in Sunday's final.
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"My guys feel like conscript soldiers whose term of service was over just when they were preparing to go into battle".
Berg's next competitive match is expected to be the Arabian Gulf Super Cup against Al Wahda next month, before the club get their title defence underway with an away trip to Emirates on August 31.
"There are other teams in the tournament that perhaps have a better collection of individuals".
But Modric said they would be ready to face Southgate's men.
Southgate lookalike, airline pilot Neil Rowe, who attended the quarter-final win over Sweden on Saturday after changing his mind over boycotting the tournament, told the BBC it had been tough wearing it in the heat of Samara for the quarter-final.
It made Alli (22) the second youngest England scorer in a World Cup game, after Michael Owen.
Joe Hart was at fault for the winning goal when tiny Iceland beat England 2-1 in the round of 16 at Euro 2016. "Just care about a decent broadcast and another England win". If you'd have said we could be in the semi-finals, play Croatia, would you want that?
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