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The Azzurri and the Central Americans were posting pictures on social media like it had gone out of fashion after victories gave each side the perfect start to life in Group D

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England's World Cup campaign got off to a disappointing start as Roy Hodgson's men wilted in the heat of Manuas against Italy.

The Azzurri took all three points and were quick to share their celebrations with the world as they took the first step in negotiating a way out of the tricky Group D, while there were words of admiration from fellow professionals for some of the boys in blue.

Italy and England's group rivals, Costa Rica, had earlier produced a huge shock as they dismantled a listless Uruguay side and the Central Americans were clearly still revelling in their surprise victory as they stopped and posed for team photos.

Elsewhere, it was a quiet evening for the other national teams, beautifully illustrated by Paris Saint-Germain's new man, David Luiz, who posted a video on Instagram of a few of the Brazil squad indulging in a spot of table tennis. It's a tough life, that footballing malarkey.

LION TAMERS... Azzurri claim the points in Manaus








RICAnROLLA... The Central continue celebrations








LAID-BACK HOSTS... Brazil stars chill with ping-pong




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