World Cup 2018: Social media reacts to England's win over Sweden

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World Cup 2018: How England v Sweden interrupted a nation

In 20 years' time, your kids/grandkids are going to turn to you and ask: 'Where were you when England made it to the semi-finals of the World Cup?'

Some people will be able to say they watched the Three Lions beat Sweden 2-0 on a blissful sun-drenched Saturday afternoon in the garden.

Others will have to make an admission:

"Yes, I did watch it on my phone at my best mate's wedding and shout 'IT'S COMING HOME' during the vows."

Here's how the nation watched and reacted to another England win in Russia.

Here comes the bride

Saturday's in mid-July = peak wedding season.

Most England fans were very, very grateful for modern technology...

Wedding guests watch the England match
Twitter
England fan tweet

Did he get signal?

YES!

(congrats Cassie and Johnny)

Twitter

These happy couples let their guests watch on big screens and are therefore national heroes.

Bride watches England match
Instagram post

Others had to wait for the scores via a more traditional route...

Football scores on a hymn board

It's still coming home, by the way...

At the time of writing, 62,000 people had tweeted 'it's coming home' on Saturday afternoon.

David Baddiel - the man who sings the second verse of the adopted national anthem - gave us a massive build-up.

David Baddiel tweets
Match of the Day twitter account

Maguire becomes the meme

Leicester defender Harry Maguire is the latest England player to become a World Cup meme.

His team-mate Kyle Walker decided to get involved after the match.

Kyle Walker tweet about Harry Maguire

But we thought we should finish with one dedicated to the nation's new favourite person...

Gareth Southgate meme

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