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Soccer: Russia can keep on partying after fine World Cup run

When Luka Modric moved to Tottenham Hotspur in 2008 England had endured a summer without tournament football, having missed out on the European Championships. "Croatia is remembered as a team who earned third place in 1998".

"For me, he's got everything a centre-half needs: he's aggressive, good in the air, can play out from the back, good on the ball and he's a real leader as well, which is massive as a defender, always talking".

The Barcelona man's strike, rolled cooly in the bottom left corner of Igor Akinfeev's goal, set up a World Cup semi-final between Croatia and England, the two quarter-final victors on Saturday.

In their quarter-final clash with Russia, the Croats showed a different side, being willing to slug it out with the Russians for 120 minutes before keeping their cool and winning the shootout in such a partisan atmosphere. I don't know to what extent you see the level of celebrations in Croatia. "They have this togetherness that is very important to have success".

"Only football can make all Croatians go out to the streets". As we regroup, he turns to me and says, "Right that's enough, time to lift the tempo, let's get about them". "It is not money that will play - or Ferraris or watches". Kane played a clutch of Europa League ties at the beginning of the 2011-12 season, including one - a 2-1 home defeat against PAOK Salonika - in which he and Modric started.

"I'm so pleased for him because he's a great person as well".

It has seen widespread apathy towards the Three Lions replaced by excitement and renewed hope, with previously unheralded players stepping up and better-known names underlining their quality and in some cases changing perceptions.

Denis Cheryshev's wonder strike in Russia's 2-2 draw against Croatia was the only opening goal in the quarters not to come from a set play, although Croatia's Domagoj Vida later struck from a corner in extra time and Mario Fernandes headed in a free kick to force a shootout in which Croatia triumphed.

"England have suffered less than us", Modric said. "Football is sacred. We built the foundation for our house in 98, and now we're building the second floor".

"England will be different opponents to Denmark, Russia or even Argentina".

"We trusted ourselves. We could only prove our worth by working hard", Cherchesov said.

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