It wasn’t pretty. They didn’t play the best, but the win was what was important.
How many times have we heard that this World Cup about England? But it’s true. The gutsy performance was what was needed to ease the England team through to the Quarter Finals of the biggest tournament in the world.
I watched the match with my mates at The Kings Head Pub in Sunrise, Florida. A packed-out crowd of approximately 50 people ate their traditional English breakfasts, downed several pints and joined me in ecstasy as Beckham scored that killer free kick in off the post.
I posted a few photographs from the pilgrimmage to The Kings Head here (sod it, but the battery ran out, so I wasn’t able to take as many snaps as I would like).
Portugal beckons at 11am Saturday, and Scolari’s men will be missing Deco and Costinha after being ejected in the rowdy Netherlands match. Cristiano Ronaldo is also doubtful. The luck, right now, seems to be going England’s way.