England Under-21s’ devastating exit from the Euro 2015 Championships last night was an all too familiar story.
The Young Lions suffered a 3-1 loss to Italy to condemn them to bottom of Group B and elimination at the opening phase.
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It also served as a reminder that England’s recent record in major tournaments is nothing but horrific, and former footballers and sportsmen alike were quick to point that out.
Here are a selection of the most ruthless Twitter reactions to England being dumped out in the Czech Republic…
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If that is progress, I’m even more worried than I was. #EnglandU21s
— Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) June 24, 2015
We have looked very rigid again….how many times have I tweeted that about an England side..3 zip down — Jody Morris (@morriskid) June 24, 2015
The less said about England’s current footballing predicament the better. Just a mess from top to bottom.
— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) June 24, 2015
This doesn't look good for England Under 21.
— fabrice muamba (@fmuamba) June 24, 2015
Just seen u21 result…. Was I surprised after watching last 2 performances… Nope…. #truestory
— Robbie Fowler (@Robbie9Fowler) June 24, 2015
It’s Official… England sporting teams really are pants in tournaments….. — Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 24, 2015