England's first World Cup game attracts record viewing figures

England's first World Cup game attracts record viewing figures

England's first World Cup game attracts record viewing figures

"There were a lot of decisions against us and maybe there was a bit of justice at the end".

And Kane confirmed England players had found it tough to cope with certain aspects of the atmosphere despite his own personal heroics.

Players still had to cover themselves with bug spray before the game and at halftime, but that seemed to have little effect.

"Maybe tonight we could have run out of time".

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Instead the Tunisians were just hoping to earn a draw and a shot at the second round with a win over Panama on the last day of Group G play.

"I want to prove a point in major tournaments".

"If he doesn't score tonight I am sitting here answering questions about his ability to score goals in tournament football, so for him I am personally delighted but I know the pride he will feel in leading his country to victory tonight will be the biggest for him".

If England march into the quarter-finals with a dominant win in the last-16 and show signs that their frailties of yesteryear have been erased, then the hype machine can crank into gear with justifiable glee. "And may I remind you that I have 1 more Golden Boot than you".

"We had some of them in our eyes and some of them in our mouth".

The split second before the roof gets blown off the place, fans can be seen to nearly head the ball in themselves, as if to mimic England skipper Kane's movements before exploding into delirium.

"The 2016 Euro was disappointing for me personally and us as a team as well. Winning the first game is always massive".

Southgate added: "We had to keep monitoring Dele".

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