Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson knows the Man United star well after years playing for Spurs and Swansea and feels he's the key to stopping the Three Lions.
CHICAGO — The Colombian fans were still standing near their seats more than 90 minutes after the Copa America Centenario semifinal between their Cafeteros and Chile was supposed to have ended.
Cristiano Ronaldo has praised the resilience of his Portugal team after they scraped into the last-16 by the skin of their teeth - but his love/hate relationship with the media continues.
Croatia sealed top spot in Group D and a favourable knockout draw with an astonishing comeback win over Spain in Bordeaux. Alvaro Morata's early goal had appeared to set a full-strength La Roja side on their way to a comfortable victory, only for Nikola Kalinic's brilliant equaliser to steal a point for the rotated Croatians.
The adventure is only just starting for Chris Coleman's side after a wonderful performance in Toulouse saw them clinch top spot in Group B.
In the end, after the enforced drama of their opening two Group A matches, France were probably pleased for a quiet night. After victories against Romania and Albania – both snatched from the jaws of disappointment at the last – the Euro 2016 hosts prepared for the last 16 with a low-wattage draw against Switzerland that will not feature on many tournament highlight reels.
The Everton forward scored a second-half brace as Marc Wilmot's men cruised to victory to boost their chances of reaching the last 16. Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium cruised to victory to deal a big blow to Ireland's qualification hopes.
Spain smashed a dreadful Turkey side to take full control of Group D and secure passage to the knockout phase. Vicente del Bosque's men were once again dominanted but provided the finishing that they had lacked against the Czech Republic in Monday's narrow win.
The Inter ace popped up with a late winner to maintain Antonio Conte's side's perfect start to Euro 2016.