PRINCE William has written a heartfelt message to the Three Lions after England's devastating loss to Croatia tonight in the World Cup semi-final on the official Kensington Palace Twitter account.
William tweeted: "I know how disappointed England must feel right now but I couldn’t be more proud of this team and you should hold your heads high.
"You’ve had an incredible World Cup, made history, and gave us fans something to believe in.
His message comes after England lost to Croatia in extra time in the World Cup semi-final.
England players have been pictured sobbing on the pitch after losing a valiant 2-1 match against Croatia tonight.
The loss triggered reactions from inconsolable fans both in Russia and the UK.
BBC presenter Gary Lineker said: “Utterly choked, but this young side gave absolutely everything.
“They can hold their heads high, they did our country proud. Congratulations to Croatia.”
She said: “Wasn't to be this time but it's been a great journey that's made the country proud. We'll be flying the flag on Saturday.”