Everything You Need To Know About The England Vs. Italy Match

Yes, we lost. But still.

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Everybody was very excited for the England vs. Italy match.

This is the queue to watch the England game in a pub in #leeds Madness #worldcup

Kierra Liew@KierraLiew

This is the queue to watch the England game in a pub in #leeds Madness #worldcup

9:53 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Just before the match, everybody had the same thought.

Is that the Italian national anthem or the theme tune to Keeping Up Appearances?

OLLY WOOD@OllyWoodUAE

Is that the Italian national anthem or the theme tune to Keeping Up Appearances?

10:57 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

That Italian anthem is basically the theme tune from Keeping Up Appearances.

Andrew Holmes@agh57

That Italian anthem is basically the theme tune from Keeping Up Appearances.

11:00 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

While Steven Gerrard was full of enthusiasm for our national anthem.

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Unbelievably, England started well.

Let's not get too excited but Sterling is the new Maradona.

Russell Brand@rustyrockets

Let's not get too excited but Sterling is the new Maradona.

11:05 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And then England SCORED. Except they didn't. But the caption writers thought they did.

BBC pay dividend to English licence fee payers by awarding us a free goal! #EnglandvsItaly

Tim Glanfieldâ„¢@timglanfield

BBC pay dividend to English licence fee payers by awarding us a free goal! #EnglandvsItaly

11:09 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

In their defence, it really did look in.

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There was a horrifying possibility that England might do well.

Oh god. HOPE. The worst thing. Disaster. #ENG

Tom Phillips@flashboy

Oh god. HOPE. The worst thing. Disaster. #ENG

11:06 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Luckily the pundits were there to save us from excitement. Phil Neville in particular.

Phil Neville's voice helping to counteract any adrenaline.

Römesh Ranganathan@RomeshRanga

Phil Neville's voice helping to counteract any adrenaline.

11:07 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Phil Neville sounds like he's talking to his therapist

George Magnus@georgemagnus1

Phil Neville sounds like he's talking to his therapist

11:17 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Phil Neville sounds like he's spent the day listening to Joy Division records with Mark Lawrenson.

Toby Fair@TopTopPundit

Phil Neville sounds like he's spent the day listening to Joy Division records with Mark Lawrenson.

11:15 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Phil Neville sounds like a Dignitas satnav.

But still, England were looking good.

The Brazilian climate's done wonders for Rooney's hair #OppositeOfABrazillian #ComeOnEngland

Timothy Powell@TCP1980

The Brazilian climate's done wonders for Rooney's hair #OppositeOfABrazillian #ComeOnEngland

11:26 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Rooney's hair implants have grown in nicely.

Sean Taylor@SeanTayTay

Rooney's hair implants have grown in nicely.

11:24 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Wayne Rooney's hair is looking fantastic in its World Cup debut.

Jeff@jeffito

Wayne Rooney's hair is looking fantastic in its World Cup debut.

11:28 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And everybody was like this:

There were wild celebrations. This dance.

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Wonder what was going through Gary Lewin's mind?

Back Page Football@bpfootball

Wonder what was going through Gary Lewin's mind?

11:52 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Rumours that Gary Lewin faked injury as he could hear Phil Neville from where he was stood.

Römesh Ranganathan@RomeshRanga

Rumours that Gary Lewin faked injury as he could hear Phil Neville from where he was stood.

12:03 AM - 15 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Everything was evenly balanced.

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Although some players tried to fool the referee into thinking they'd scored by pretending to be a football.

Surely we should be awarded a half goal each time one of our blokes runs into the net.

Charlie Brooker@charltonbrooker

Surely we should be awarded a half goal each time one of our blokes runs into the net.

11:25 PM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

At half time, it was tense.

The comforting feeling of football disappointment. It's all I know.

Charlie Phillips@charliechar

The comforting feeling of football disappointment. It's all I know.

12:10 AM - 15 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It was all getting desperate.

England need a goal - what sacrifice are we cool with? I say acute appendicitis for the kit man.

SimonNRicketts@SimonNRicketts

England need a goal - what sacrifice are we cool with? I say acute appendicitis for the kit man.

12:12 AM - 15 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Wayne Rooney took literally the worst corner in the history of corners, which kind of summed up how things were going.

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oh my god Rooney no longer knows which direction the PITCH is in

Warren Ellis@warrenellis

oh my god Rooney no longer knows which direction the PITCH is in

12:36 AM - 15 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Wayne Rooney didn't have a great match.

Coach's reaction after Wayne Rooney's miss:

Such a shame Wayne Rooney couldn't be there tonight.

Ed Morrish@edmorrish

Such a shame Wayne Rooney couldn't be there tonight.

12:46 AM - 15 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

...but at least the England players weren't the only ones having a bad day.

You had one job FIFA substitution guy! @_youhadonejob

Craig Gutteridge@derbadian

You had one job FIFA substitution guy! @_youhadonejob

12:39 AM - 15 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But don't worry, there's still hope!

So lowering our expectations didn't help. Now what?

Dicky Moore@dickymoo

So lowering our expectations didn't help. Now what?

12:55 AM - 15 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite