Iceland force England’s Euro exit, Twitter sees second Brexit

first_imgEngland suffered one of their most embarrassing defeats when they lost to Iceland in their Euro 2016 round of 16 game on Tuesday.Iceland pulled off  a massive upset and went on to become the smallest nation to have ever reached the quarterfinal of European Championships. England failed to progress despite Wayne Rooney giving them the lead from a penalty spot kick in the fifth minute of the game. (Also read: Roy Hodgson quits as coach after England’s embarrassing Euro exit) England’s lead lasted only for two minutes as Ragnar Sigurdsson equalised for Iceland in the seventh minute of the game. The minnows took the lead in the 18th minute with a well-constructed goal. Kolbeinn Sigthorsson’s touch found the back of the net despite Joe Hart’s deflection.England coach Roy Hodgson stepped down after the shock defeat.Twitter exploded with messages targeting England’s poor show.  Here’s how Twitterati reacted to England’s shock exit from Euro 2016T 2300 – When you come out labelled a loser, and win .. that is BAAADDDUUUMMMBAAAAAA ! Just filled with so much joy for Iceland !! Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) June 27, 2016For all the hype around EPL and worthies like Beckham & Rooney, England has never won Euro. Won ’66 WC as hosts thanks to dubious refereeing Abhijit Majumder (@abhijitmajumder) June 27, 2016How does England come to terms with this? Second exit from Europe in 5 days! They were pathetic. The richest football league yields this! Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) June 27, 2016Absolute rubbish from England. If Brexit wasn’t enough to come to terms with, now this- loss to Iceland. Hodgson is history. Rooney too.advertisement Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) June 27, 2016Just like your County system? That works ?? https://t.co/DDEbqfePt9 Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) June 27, 2016Maybe pump some ??/opportunity into playing/producing English players in the EPL instead of constantly buying overseas talent? Just a thought Sam Billings (@sambillings) June 27, 2016Appoint Andrew Strauss director of football.?? Graeme Smith (@GraemeSmith49) June 27, 2016Officially out of Europe ….England’s Commitment Towards #Brexit Is Commendable :)#ENGICE pic.twitter.com/1vnP6ax1GD Sir Javed Miandad (@SirJohnRoe) June 27, 2016After Raheem’s performance I expect the value of Sterling to plunge even further tomorrow.#ENGICE Celtic Wiki (@TheCelticWiki) June 27, 2016Only England could exit Europe twice in one week. #Brexit #Iceland #ENGICE ?? Tunde Okewale MBE (@UrbnLawyer) June 27, 2016We are as good as Spain! #ENGICE Jonathan Brownlee (@jonny_brownlee) June 27, 2016Meanwhile in the Iceland dressing room the manager is saying “calm down lads, it was only England” #ENGICE Kevin Hunter Day (@kevinhunterday) June 27, 2016What’s the difference between a tea bag and England?A tea bag stays in the cup longer #ENGICE #ENG #EURO2016 Karl Compton (@KarlJCompton) June 27, 2016Englandbeaten by a country with more volcanoesthan professional footballers. Well playedIceland. Akabiwa akatama (@Akatama23) June 27, 2016last_img read more