Gareth Southgate says England can become immortal like 1966 heroes

David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in 2013

David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in 2013 Credit John Berry Getty

Having entered into a freakish wager with the Sweden ahead of a World Cup quarter-final, the Three Lions legend is ready to collect his winnings David Beckham is ready to collect the winnings of a weird England versus Sweden bet with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with the LA Galaxy star heading to Wembley for fish and chips.

"If we get through this and do well at the next tournament, we'll be talking about them as world class". (Owen Humphreys/PA Images) Quote of the day Video of the day Daily social What's on tomorrow England manager Gareth Southgate will hold a pre-match press conference ahead of the World Cup semi-final in Moscow on Tuesday.

"The consistent comparisons and messages I receive from friends all came about since Harry Kane's success at Tottenham over the past two years, and especially this World Cup".

"I think we owe them a lot of thanks for the way they are supporting us".

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This will be the first World Cup in 12 years, and just the fifth overall, with all four semi-finalists from one confederation. Fred did not make an appearance during Brazil's World Cup campaign as he failed to fully recover from an ankle injury.

Maguire is surely out of West Ham's reach at this point, and everyone at the Hammers must look back with regret that they weren't able to get a deal over the line for the defender while they had a chance.

"The goal going in against Colombia and us digging ourselves out and stepping up for the penalties and the five penalty-takers taking them, full credit to them".

"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 would say I would be disappointed if we didn't beat them".

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The first boy of the day, and fifth overall, was removed from the cave at 5 p.m., a source close to the operation told ABC News . Adesman said that PTSD is an issue for protracted trauma, and he's optimistic the worst is behind the boys trapped in the cave.

He added: "Hopefully we had a long month together, which we have done".

While cosseted away in a forest in western Russian Federation, social media has allowed Walker to get a flavour of the atmosphere and "buzz around the nation" that is unlike anything he has seen in his lifetime.

"As a player and as a professional I know that I have a job, on and off the pitch, to inspire people and inspire kids watching this tournament".

Walker is also confident that Raheem Sterling will also see his hard work rewarded.

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'The road ahead will be hard and challenging and we know critics will try to minimize what we have achieved, ' he said . But after two days of theatrical amity in Pyongyang it illustrated the gulf that remains between the two sides.

Raheem Sterling shrugged off the latest criticism aimed at the Manchester City forward to capture the feeling in the England camp and back home. When it comes, it was important that I took it.

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