World Cup 2018 - Best Tweets: It's not coming home... but you made us believe again!
A devastating defeat. England lost in extra-time to Croatia and a Mario Mandzukic goal.
It was similar to so many over the years, but yet different in so many other ways.
Despite the bursting of the bubble in the Moscow semi-final, there was an outpouring of pride at the final whistle. Sure, there were haters too, but social media was awash with positive thoughts for Gareth Southgate and his vanquished men.
Proud was the buzzword...
And here's a thought: with the semi-finals and finals of the Euros to be played in England.
It's not coming home... just yet.