Disappointed England players found solace in their loved ones after Russia 2018 defeat

Disappointed England players found solace in their loved ones after Russia 2018 defeat

- Gareth Southgate's men were dumped out of this year's FIFA World Cup in Russia in the semifinal stage

- They will face Belgium in the third place on Saturday, July 14 in a repeat of their last group encounter earlier in the championship

However, their girlfriends and wives were on ground to cheer them up despite the disappointments

England's dreams of winning their second FIFA World Cup title came to an end on Wednesday following their 2-1 defeat to Croatia at the Luzhiniki Stadium in Russia.

The Three Lions took the lead after just five minutes into the game after powering a dead ball into the back of Subasic's net.

However, goals from Mario Mandzikic and Ivan Perisic ensured the 1966 champions endure their second defeat of the competition.

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Meanwhile the wives and girlfriends of England players present in Russia consoled their loved ones having suffered the heartbreak on their road to the final.

Just like everyother team that have been ousted from Russia 2018, Gareth Southgate's men fell to their faces at the blast of the final whistle.

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Disappointed England players found solace in their loved ones after Russia 2018 defeat

England after losing 2-1 to Croatia - credit: Getty Images

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, is one of the best players representing England at this year's edition of the championship, but his efforts weren't good enough to save the team from being dumped out last night.

At the blast of the whistle, his fiancée Megan Davison was sighted comforting the shotstopper.

While Kane’s fiancee Kate Goodland shared a snap of Harry and three lions emojis and wrote: "Boys done us proud. We love you."

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Disappointed England players found solace in their loved ones after Russia 2018 defeat

Manchester City star Kyle Walker and his family after England's defeat to Croatia - credit: Getty Images

Kieran Trippier scored the Three Lions' only goal in the game but his effort was rendered useless after losing the game during extre time.

He was however being cuddled by his toddler daughter and hugged wife Charlotte in the stands.

The Tottenham star also met with his dad Chris, brothers Chris, Curtis and Kelvin - known by his mum’s name of Lomax during his playing career - and friends Oliver Hawley and Ryan McDonald.

Disappointed England players found solace in their loved ones after Russia 2018 defeat

England manager Gareth Southgate gets deep hug from his spouse after the defeat -credit: Getty Images

Jamie Vardy’s wife Rebekah, 36, gave her husband an enormous hug after his late arrival as a substitute could not change England's fortunes.

His family lined up to congratulate him on his performance as he moved through the stand.

Defender Kyle Walker carried both his young children, one in each arm.

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Disappointed England players found solace in their loved ones after Russia 2018 defeat

Harry Maguire got a consolation kiss from his partner after the defeat -credit: Getty Images

Harry Maguire’s girlfriend Fern Hawkins puckered up as the heartbroken Leicester defender emerged from the dressing room around an hour after the game ended.

Maguire was given a hug by his dad Alan, brothers Laurence and Joe, also professional footballers, and sister Daisy.

Dele Alli's girlfriend Ruby Mae planted a kiss on the Spurs star's cheek as he climbed into the stands to greet his family.

Disappointed England players found solace in their loved ones after Russia 2018 defeat

Dele Alli and his girlfriend cuddle at the stadium after the clash -credit: Getty Images

England manager Gareth Southgate was greeted by his wife, Alison, and teenage children Mia, 19, and Flynn, 15.

Manchester City star John Stones managed a smile for long-term partner Millie Savage as he joined his family in the stands.

Girlfriend Millie and the couple's toddler daughter were seen cheering the center back on during the nerve-wracking clash.

NAIJ.com previously reported that Croatia reached their first World Cup final following a 2-1 victory over England after extra time.

The Three Lions set the ball rolling in the early minutes of the match as Kieran Trippier scored from a brilliant free kick.

Inter Milan attacker Ivan Perisic leveled matters as Croatia came back from the dead to send the match into extra time.

Mario Manzukic scored the most important goal of his career as he pulled the trigger in the box leaving Jordan Pickford with no chance.

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