Arnav: Oh no. No no no no no no. I can barely type. It seemed written in the stars: England had their classic white kit out, there were no injuries, Trippier scored an absolute peach in the sixth minute.
Where did it all go so horribly, awfully, tearfully wrong? I could diagnose a bunch of things: Croatia's revival after half time, questionable substitutions from Southgate, goodness knows what else. I'm in no mood to run the rule right now.
England are cursed aren't they? I said it at the start, ecstatic hope and crushing disappointment. How the latter sucker punches you every time. Every. Single. Time.
Now it's time for the post-loss ritual that every England fan knows all too well: hiding behind the sofa.
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Updated Date: Jul 12, 2018 03:01:04 IST