England face Croatia on Wednesday in the semi-final with a chance to face France or Belgium in Sunday's final in Moscow on the line.
England manager Gareth Southgate said winning the World Cup would make his players even bigger heroes than the 1966 generation because of the impact of social media and the globalisation of football.
"They have got some fantastic players". I think everyone is so close in there.
England have managed to improve as a national squad under Gareth Southgate, who is leading the team in their first global tournament since the 2016 European Championship, where former manager Roy Hodgson's contract ended following a 2-1 loss to Iceland.
"We weren't aware of everything going on in the country as we were kept in a bubble", said Hurst, who added that none of the other teams still in Russian Federation should frighten England.
Chris Tripper, who flew into Russian Federation after watching the defender and his team mates" earlier progress on TV, said: "I am sure England is going all the way'. As a team we are playing well though.
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A woman who climbed the Statue of Liberty on Independence Day, leading to all tourists being evacuated , is now in police custody. At one point, she removed her sneakers and tried to climb higher on the statue but wasn't able to get any higher.
"The only time we went out was after the first game against Uruguay when we drew 0-0, which wasn't a good start".
As the hysteria back home following Saturday's quarter-final win proves, so are the rest of us - and long may it continue, well, for at least another week.
The most unpredictable and entertaining FIFA World Cup in recent memory wraps up this week, with just four matches left to be played.
'If we get to the final, or if we don't get to the final, then we're one day short, it has been an absolute pleasure of an experience to share not just with the players but also the staff'.
"If England win I buy you dinner wherever you want in the world, but if Sweden wins you buy me whatever I want from Ikea, OK?"
At the time of writing, over 60,000 people have signed Liam Betson's appeal and it's growing at a rapid rate to the point where the target of 100,000 looks set to be achieved before you can even say "It's Coming Home!".