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Croatia Beats England to Hit Their First World Cup Finals
Mario Mandzukic gives Croatia the Winning goal in Extra time | FIFA World Cup

Croatia beats England to make their First Ever World Cup Finals since they have been playing football after a  1 – 2 victory against the England.

Croatia beats England

What more could have been expected from a team of players whose country’s President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović gave all the support no other Leader has given so far in the 2018 FIFA World Cup after she;

  1. Flew Economy with fellow Country Men to Russia for the World Cup
  2. Took Selfie with Team Players, officials and Coach
  3. Hugged every one of them.

The Croatian side are through to the World cup finals against France who beat Belgium in their semi final contest after sending England downwards to battle for third place against Belgium.

The English side had hoped for a World cup final since 52 years after hitting their first goal ahead of Croatia but was denied chances of Finals.

Croatia who had earlier ended up in 120 minutes run against Russia and Denmark which resulted in penalty shootout which went in their favor those times took heel to seal it up only after extra time avoiding any chances of another penalty shootout against England.

The Match

The English side had an early lead after Kieran Trippier had a superb free-kick taken straight behind the goal keeper’s net making His first International goal and also giving His team a great ego to keep the lead just in the 5th minute of game play.

History as Croatia Beats England to Hit Their First World Cup Finals

Ivan Perisic’s Equalizer | Croatia vs England

Ivan Perisic can drawing for Croatia after a goad strike in the second half giving hopes to their Lovely and Supporting President also to His team and fellow country men.

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England came crashing in the second half extra time when Mario Mandzukic gave the winning goal to Croatia having them make their first world cup finals debut in Russia.

History as Croatia Beats England to Hit Their First World Cup Finals

Mario Mandzukic with the winning goal for Croatia | Croatia vs England

England is forced to play Belgium to battle third place by the Promising Croatian side after defeating the English side 2 – 1.

History as Croatia Beats England to Hit Their First World Cup Finals

England loses to Croatia to Battle third place with Belgium

England which is about 13 times the Population of Croatia has failed to pull through in the Semi final match against Croatia having them fail to break a 52 years spell of not hitting the World Cup Finals.

Croatia

World’s smallest town

Croatia is home to the world’s smallest town Hum, situated in Istria in northwest Croatia. Home to 27 people Hum is made up of just two roads.

In contrast Croatia is home to the longest wall in Europe. The Walls of Ston in Souther Croatia span 4.3miles and were built in 1358 to protect the city of Ston. –

They like a drink

Croatians like their alcohol. Per capita, they are the biggest wine drinking nation in the world and ranked fourth for alcohol consumption.

Their wine is starting to get international recognition, which will please the 40,000 winemakers and vineyards.

Beer is a growing market in Croatia, Ozujsko is the most popular with ten bottles consumed ever second.

Congratulations once again to the Croatian Team and Nation as a whole. 

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