Reflecting on England reaching their first semi-final in the World Cup since her husband was at the helm in 1990, Lady Elsie said: "Bob would be thrilled by the progress of this talented England team. I still look back on it as an incredible life experience and to be involved with it, I just needed a bit of time to get over it", Southgate said.
Croatia are in the last four of the World Cup for the first time since 1998 and Vrsaljko says his team's run can not be compared to the Europa League success he enjoyed with Atletico Madrid last term.
In order to win, England will need to contain Modric, who is involved in nearly every Croatian attack, controlling the pace, and scoring twice, including in the impressive 3-0 win over Lionel Messi's Argentina.
Representing his country as a player and a manager meant the world to him and I know he'd be enjoying every minute of this World Cup.
For a country like Croatia, with a population of little over four million, to be in the semi-finals of the World Cup is a remarkable achievement.
A second man has handed himself in to police in connection with damage to a taxi during World Cup celebrations. "It's the support of those around you and the people that were there for you in hard times as well as when things were going well".
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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.
This they did by pelting the bus of the team, which included Neymar, with stones.
"This is exceptional. I am very happy for my players, we showed character and the right mentality", said Deschamps, who captained France in 1998.
"We have already accomplished something but this team can do more", he said.
Bilic believes a constant theme in Croatian national sides is they up their game against the historically bigger sides, thus their low key performances against Denmark and Russian Federation, beating both on penalties, should be disregarded. Of course I have an important role on a daily basis, but the credit goes to my players.
"Hopefully we will go a step further than in 1998".