"We had hoped [for this] and we believed in our team, but the feeling when we finally entered the finals can not be compared to anything", said Croatia fan Ivan Kecerin.
A $100 bet on England would net you a $200 profit if they were to win in regulation, but keep in mind that England just played an extra 30 minutes and has a day's less rest.
But England had chances to win it and Southgate was left to rue them at the final whistle.
Having been largely absent during England's run to last night's World Cup semi-final, a host of additional English fans travelled to Russian Federation ahead of their country's game against Croatia last night.
Earlier the spokeswoman said May had been effusive in her praise for Southgate, who has won plaudits for his leadership, grace under pressure and intelligence.
Researchers have mined more than 12 million words of worldwide media coverage - including newspaper articles and blogs - over the last month to discover the words associated with each team.
Comedian David Baddiel, who recorded the track alongside Frank Skinner and the Lightning Seeds, also chipped in.
Croatia fans celebrate at the end of the semifinal match between Croatia and England, in Zagreb.
Wednesday night's game was England's first semi-final in 28 years, after the 1990 squad were defeated by West Germany in a penalty shoot-out. "For them to still be singing when we're seeing friends and families, chanting our names and singing the manager's name, is completely different. Everyone is born with it, we have good players, and I believe they will bring the cup home, but we'll see on Monday morning at 3 o'clock". Thanks for all your support'.
The game turned in overtime on two plays - one on which a defender was alert, the other on which a defender was caught napping.
Additionally, Avon and Somerset police said that during disorder in Weston-super-Mare at the end of the match, a 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and punching a police horse three times.