Brits have rejoiced after England celebrated their first ever World Cup penalty shootout win on Tuesday night, heading straight to Saturday’s quarter-final.
On top of England’s World Cup success, Love Island fans have been left over the moon by Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham’s blossoming romance on the show, leaving viewers delighted by this year’s series.
As well as scorching weather sweeping the nation, fans have branded this summer in Britain as “the best ever”.
Football and Love Island fans took to Twitter to rejoice at the incredible sports and reality TV moments which have unfolded in recent weeks, as the country continues to enjoy one of the longest heatwaves in over 40 years.
“England have made it into the quarter finals of the World Cup. Jack and Dani said they loved each other on Love Island and we’re STILL in the middle of a UK heatwave: LIFE!,” one Twitter user wrote.
Another added: “The World Cup, Love Island, the weather. This is the best summer ever in England.”
Jamie Vardy kisses his wife Rebekah Vardy following England’s win against Colombia [Getty ]
A third wrote: “England win a World Cup qualifier on penalties and Jack and Dani drop the L-bomb?! WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE!”
A fourth excited user added: “I am absolutely BEAMING today friends!! The sun is shining, England are bringing it home and Dani Dyer and Jack are in love. REMEMBER THIS MOMENT AND FEELING OF JOY.”
Another added: “England is booming. The sun is roasting us everyday. Everyone is buzzing off the world cup because England are through to the quarter finals. Love Island causing national debates every night and Jack and Dani are amazing. What a time to be alive.”
England knocked Colombia out of the World Cup on Tuesday after amazingly beating the team on penalties – their first ever penalty shootout victory in World Cup History.
It was their first knockout victory in a World Cup for 12 years, and only their seventh in any major tournament since back in 1996.
Even Prince William, who is the president of the Football Association, was feeling proud, as he took to the Kensington Palace Twitter account after the match.
“I couldn’t be prouder of @england – a victory in a penalty shootout! You have well and truly earned your place in the final eight of the #worldcup and you should know the whole country is right behind you for Saturday! Come on England! W,” he wrote.