World Cup fever is sweeping the nation - and Danny McLaughlin has found himself at the centre of attention thanks to his unbelievable resemblance to star player Harry Kane.
France and Belgium are seen as the strongest teams left in the competition, which means the victor of Tuesday's match will head into the final as favourites to be crowned world champions.
France then beat Argentina and Uruguay en route to the semi-finals.
"The improvement and the hunger in the players is very clear for everyone to see".
"We've won after scoring in the last minute, won after conceding in the last minute, come through extra time and penalties". All of France, Belgium, England and Croatia have been convincing enough en route to their respective semi-final encounters scheduled to take place in a couple of days.
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England will have just three days to recover before facing Sweden in Samara on Saturday for a place in the semifinals. It has to be transparent. "I started to get the feeling that this team could be risky in the next few tournaments".
"When you go to a club overseas and play against one from your own country, you are part of the enemy", the France manager told the press.
"It's been a long time since England have done well in a major tournament, and we've got a tough game coming up against Croatia, but we feel confident".
"All the celebrations and the songs they are singing back home, it inspires us as players to be able to bring the nation together and put smiles on people's faces".
England did not have an overly hard route to the semi-final but they have overcome every obstacle they faced with some solid performances.
Its 44 forces across England and Wales recorded 387 incidents and made more than 70 arrests over the weekend for mostly alcohol-related disorder. But I don't think anyone thought they would do so as spectacularly as they did.
"I think Raheem Sterling is an important player because he is really fast and his combination with Harry Kane is really risky".