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20 PICS: England floored by Iceland

28 June 2016, 12:15

Cape Town - Everyone's talking about England's embarrassing exit from the Euro 2016 when Iceland claimed a 2-1 victory.

The result left fans and media buzzing, and soon after the loss England's head coach Roy Hodgson stepped down.

Goals from Ragnar Sigurdsson and Kolbeinn Sigthorsson helped the country with 330 000 people claim their first knockout victory and progress to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016.

From start to finish, the game was filled with everything a football match has to offer and if you happened to miss it (where were you?), here is the match, as seen through pictures:

The calm before the storm.


Iceland singing their national anthem rallied by the thousands of fans who joined them at the stadium.

The England team posing ahead of their last Euro 2016 game.

Wayne Rooney scored a penalty in the opening minutes of the game, which saw England go 1-0 up.

A closer look at the Rooney penalty.

Ragnar Sigurdsson equalises and Iceland go 1-1.

Iceland were in this game from the start and England quickly found out that it wasn't going to be easy.

Jamie Vardy reacting to a referee's ruling.

Joe Hart saves Ragnar Sigurdsson's bicycle kick.

Roy Hodgson issues out some instructions.

READ: Hodgson's full resignation statement


Marcus Rashford replaced his Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney.

Kolbeinn Sigthorsson took the game away from England, as he scored the second goal.

The inevitability of the situation begins to sink in ...

The final whistle blows and it is all over - Iceland win!

England were left understandably distraught.

Iceland fans were loving this!

Iceland team salutes their fans after their victory - goosebumps.

England fans were speechless...

They just couldn't believe it...

At the end of the match, the best team won... Well done, Iceland.

All Images: Getty and Gallo

- News24


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