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England have finally won a penalty shootout in a major tournament! England have finally won a knock-out game for the first time in 12 years!

There was jubilation all across the country as England knocked out Colombia on penalties after a tense 1-1 draw after 120 minutes.

Dele Alli was thrown into the mix as he started for the first time after the first game of the tournament but it was Harry Kane who got the ball rolling as he opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 57th minute.

Nothing was going the Colombian side’s way but they got an unexpected lifeline when they scored with virtually the last touch of the game.

Yerry Mina rose up for a corner and headed past Jordan Pickford and above Kieran Trippier who was standing on the line.

The next 30 minutes could not separate the teams and we went to penalties. The first one to crack was Jordan Henderson but Mateus Uribe hit the post and Pickford was the saviour for England as he saved from Carlos Bacca.

There still was pressure on another Tottenham star in Eric Dier but the midfielder made no mistake as he slotted past David Ospina and led England into the quarterfinals.

It was pandemonium on Twitter too as the fans celebrated and raved about Kane and company and here are some of the best reactions to the game.

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