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

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.

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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.

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