Football isn't coming home, but England fans dared to dream and came so close to the final.
It all seemed too good to be true after Kieran Trippier scored a delightful free-kick after five minutes to put the Three Lions ahead and it was.
Mario Mandzukic's brace sent Gareth's Southgate's men crashing out and left fans across the region heartbroken.
England will know this was a massive opportunity to have progressed into the final up against a Croatia side who had to play two 120 minute games before this clash. Harry Kane will be looking back at his first half chance and thinking 'what could have been'.
It may not have been how we all wanted it to end, but the journey was a memorable one.