So, that endless debate over Wayne Rooney's role really paid off, right?
Look, we are all disappointed. Let's not try to sugarcoat this in any way. Here is a selection of front and back pages from Friday's British newspapers reacting to England's harrowing 2-1 defeat to Uruguay.
Be warned, it's not pretty (and it features lots of photographs of Luis Suarez):
Doomed. Tomorrow's first-edition sports section front page pic.twitter.com/eykkWtq6GI— Ian Prior (@ianprior) June 19, 2014