England dumped of Euro 2016 by Iceland: Twitter reacts
Universe combusts in familiar mix of despair and schadenfreude after latest failure
A young England fan reacts to his side’s infamous 2-1 loss to Iceland in Nice. Photograph: Afp
Monday night’s 2-1 defeat to Iceland will go down as one of the darkest days in the history of the English national team.
Roy Hodgson stood down in the immediate aftermath of defeat in Nice, a loss which is arguable the nation’s worst ever.
Hodgson, the only man in England with a coherent plan for leaving Europe.— Christian Bennett (@christianobeno) June 27, 2016
Iceland go bragh.— Gerry Adams (@GerryAdamsSF) June 27, 2016
Rashford our MOM— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) June 27, 2016
It's times like this that Twitter is actually amusing...or maybe I've just been really bored all evening!!!— AP McCoy (@AP_McCoy) June 27, 2016
Where now for English football?— Paddy Crerand (@PatCrerand) June 27, 2016
Joe hart is like a cat flap— paul linwood (@lindog83) June 27, 2016
Oh we are getting Glenn Hoddle's reaction now. Next up the reaction of a paving stone in Blackpool.— Danny Baker (@prodnose) June 27, 2016
The worst defeat in our history. England beaten by a country with more volcanoes than professional footballers. Well played Iceland.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) June 27, 2016
Iceland coach (& part-time dentist) Heimir Hallgrimsson walks in & says to Iceland reporters in front row: 'How big is your travel budget?'— Sam Wallace (@SamWallaceTel) June 27, 2016
England being dumped out of a major international tournament without making a real impact is nothing new, and as ever the Three Lions’ exite evoked a widespread mixture of despair and Schadenfreude. Here is how Twitter reacted on a harrowing night for England.
Joy for Iceland, embarrassment for England.