Jubilant Croatia Fans Revel In World Cup Semi-final Win Over England

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ZAGREB/MOSCOW – Jubilant Croatian fans honked their car horns and let off fireworks after their soccer team came from behind to beat England 2-1 in extra-time on Wednesday to clinch a place in the World Cup final against France.

Mario Mandzukic put Croatia ahead after scoring in Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium, giving the Balkan nation its first ever place in the finals in history, a result that surprised even some fans.

“We had hoped (for this) and we believed in our team, but the feeling when we finally entered the finals cannot be compared to anything,” said Ivan Kecerin, 41.




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