PM sends good luck message to England team

David Cameron has filmed a good luck message for the England football team ahead of their first World Cup match tonight.

The Prime Minister admitted that the draw - which sees Roy Hodgson's players take on Italy - was "tough", but stressed the country was behind them in a video message for FATV.

"All of those club rivalries fade away and we'll all be joining together, gathering round the television, sitting in the pub - which will be open late - and cheering on our national team," he said.

The flag of St George is to be flown over 10 Downing Street for England's matches in Brazil.

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Ghana send Muntari and Boateng home from World Cup 'for indiscipline'

Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng have been expelled from Ghana's World Cup squad for disciplinary problems. The announcement comes just hours before Ghana play Portugal in their crucial final game in Group D.