Britain were at one of their least focuses on Tuesday after Iceland’s battlers dumped them out of Euro 2016, mentor Roy Hodgson quit, and the miserable disappointment added to the national feeling of post-Brexit turmoil.
Ragnar Sigurdsson and Kolbeinn Sigthorsson guaranteed their place in wearing history with the objectives on Monday that secured a 2-1 win in Nice for the littlest country ever to play in a noteworthy competition.
Wayne Rooney gave a full-quality England the ideal begin with a fourth moment punishment, however Hodgson’s men quickly came up short on thoughts and vitality against a country positioned 34th on the planet.
“Dumbfounded. Totally dumbfounded,” said The Times daily paper.
Goalkeeper Joe Hart, who let the second Iceland objective squirm under his fingers, said the mortification had left English football “in a low place”.
“We will get a considerable measure of fire and we merit it,” said the Manchester City plug.
A shellshocked Hodgson read out an announcement declaring his acquiescence straight after the amusement – the execution was “clearly not adequate” and “right now is an ideal opportunity for another person to administer the advancement of this youthful, hungry and amazingly capable gathering of players”, he said.
The 68-year-old withdrew without noting a solitary inquiry, however his commentators filled the vacuum after England slammed out rashly again only two years in the wake of leaving the World Cup in Brazil at the gathering stage under his tutelage.
Numerous asked how Jamie Vardy, whose 24 objectives helped Leicester win the Premier League last season, Tottenham’s Harry Kane, who netted 25 association objectives, and Liverpool’s frequently deadly Daniel Sturridge had neglected to locate the net when it mattered most.
Previous England striker Alan Shearer said it was “the most noticeably bad execution I have seen from an England group”.
Another ex-universal forward, Gary Lineker, tweeted that England, with a populace of 53 million and the world’s wealthiest group, had been beaten “by a nation with more volcanoes than expert footballers”.
Britain U-21 mentor Gareth Southgate was the early most loved to supplant Hodgson.