Gareth Southgate at the World Cup 2018

England’s most iconic World Cup moments

Following the Three Lions’ remarkable run in Russia, relive these unforgettable moments from tournaments past

Tears, triumphs, upsets and thrashings – this list has it all

FIFA 2018 World Cup, continues on BBC + ITV

It isn’t easy being an England fan. If we had a pound for every time the Three Lions have soared through a World Cup only to come crashing down to Earth when it matters most, well, we’d have at least three quid. Overwhelming highs are, more often than not, swiftly followed by devastating disappointments.

 

But as any England fan will tell you, this is all part of what it means to follow those crisp, gleaming white shirts through thick and thin. So what better way to celebrate a rip-roaring World Cup campaign than with a list of England’s most iconic, memorable and downright gutting moments from competitions past?

So, without further ado, grab your hanky, dust off your rose-tinted spectacles, iron your finest England shirt (but be careful around the numbers) and relive these classic footballing moments.

 

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