EXTRA TIME: South Africa reacts to England reaching the quarterfinals

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The Three Lions won a Fifa World Cup penalty shootout for the first time in their history

There was an overwhelming reaction of joy from England themselves, but here's how South African fans followed the result.

England drew 1-1 with Colombia after extra time, before the game was decided on penalties.

There are many England fans in South Africa, a country that has English as one of their official languages and has a large population of British who moved from the United Kingdom to South Africa over the last century.

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Then there's many other football fans in the country, who simply follow the English Premier League on television and love the England stars. Here's how the media, famous PSL players, legends and fans reacted to England's progress on Tuesday night.

 

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