Despite taking an early lead against one of the tournament’s minnows, Roy Hodgson’s men were dumped out of the competition thanks to a combination of Joe Hart’s error, some rugged Icelandic defending and a severe lack of attacking verve from the Three Lions.
The Twitter universe was quick to have their say on the result, including a superb post from supermarket chain Iceland...
*Pulls shutters down* #ENGICE— Iceland Foods (@IcelandFoods) 27 June 2016
England allowing freedom of movement to foreigners, especially in our penalty box— Dave Haslam (@Mr_Dave_Haslam) 27 June 2016
Things England can't defend.— Tim Shipman (@ShippersUnbound) 27 June 2016
1) the pound
2) long throws
English player believe they are winning. They were told each of their goals count as 10. It was printed on a red bus. #ENGICE— Ray Attiyah (@RayAttiyah) 27 June 2016
I am 15 minutes from activating Article P45. #ENGICE— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) 27 June 2016
Short of the Queen being arrested while cruising LA’s Sunset Strip, our national humiliation is looking quite complete #ENGICE— Rupert Myers (@RupertMyers) 27 June 2016
Ive honestly not been this embarrassed by an English result since...Thursday— Richard Fleeshman (@RFleeshman) 27 June 2016