For the England fans that traveled some 6,000 miles to be at the stadium to see the national team lose to Uruguay, the result was as bad as it gets.
ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers spoke to fans outside the stadium just after the game finished:
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Are we sub-standard at grassroots? Or is it simply a lack of passion for the shirt? As ever, the answer seems a little more nuanced.
A Scotland fan spotted basking in England's World Cup demise alongside Uruguay fans told ITV he was "worried" his antics would "go viral".