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French victory against Iceland turns spotlight on England - again

November 30,-0001 00:00

It's been seven days since England crashed out of Euro 2016 with a humiliating defeat to tournament minnows Iceland – but they're still the subject of social media scorn. Twitter went into meltdown following last Monday's game, as fans and commentators ...and more »

It's been seven days since England crashed out of Euro 2016 with a humiliating defeat to tournament minnows Iceland – but they're still the subject of social media scorn.  Twitter went into meltdown following last Monday's game, as fans and commentators alike took to the site to criticise the Three Lions' performance. However, things went up a notch when France gave Iceland an absolute hiding on Sunday. The host nation were 4-0 up on England's conquerors by half-time, leaving fans scratching their heads at how Roy Hodgson's team had conspired to lose against a team whose defence were opened up more often than an old, favourite book. French former player Olivier Dacourt was one of many, who took to social media to mock England's defeat for a second time:Some singled out England skipper Wayne Rooney for special attention:
While others aimed their scorn at the whole team:
Even the Washington Post got in on the act, reminding readers over the pond that England "have made a specialty of tumbling from the Euros," while also taking an excuse to bring up that 1-0 defeat against the US at the 1950 World Cup - as if there was any need to twist the knife further. 

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