England manager Gareth Southgate has also hailed the Sunderland native, lauding him as a model for the next generation of goalkeepers to follow. But now we know, it's more than just a waistcoat (also available at Marks and Spencer); it's a lucky waistcoat.
Videos posted to social media saw huge crowds fill the streets in cities across the country after the team made it through to the World Cup semi-finals.
"We came to support our team as we do not think they lost", said Kristina Ladygina, waiting at the Federation Internationale de Football Association "fan fest" zone for the players to appear. "We are better than this England".
"Gareth Southgate has re-energised English football, as anyone who's been to a Walkabout to watch a match will tell you!"
"Sadly I've been guilty of that as a player at my clubs", Southgate said.
England will leave here on Tuesday around midday and travel by chartered plane to Moscow bound for a semi-final at the Luzhniki Stadium against Croatia on Wednesday evening.
The '66 World Cup did, however, feature the first mascot in the shape of World Cup Willie, a shaggy-maned lion, most often seen sporting the Union Flag on his shirt rather than the flag of St George. Though Andersson quickly exhausted of the pre-tournament discussion as to whether or not Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be enticed out of global retirement, the team could have done with a goal-scorer like him as their attack misfired.
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"They've been through a lot", Southgate added.
"If we get through this and do well at the next tournament, we'll be talking about them as world class".
England have exceeded expectations by making it to the last four of the World Cup for the first time since 1990.
"So we'll just have to assess people as we go".
The company said it was "aware" of the incident and congratulated England on its win.
Match Of The Day host Gary Lineker said: "Humongous figures again for England". Croatia and England will play on Wednesday. There was Robert Green allowing a seemingly harmless shot from US forward Clint Dempsey through his grasp and into the net in a World Cup group-stage game in 2010.