An air of unease between the two began to linger when Courtois appeared to rib Pickford over his height after the Red Devil's group stage win over England.
Cape Town - England made history on Tuesday night by winning their first ever penalty shootout at a World Cup, progressing to the quarter-finals of Russian Federation 2018 in the process. "I've got that power and agility to get around the goal. I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper because it's about being there in the moment and making the save, and I was", said 6ft 1in Pickford.
It's just a game of football.
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He said he wanted to reduce risks but added that falling oxygen levels inside the cave were another "really big concern". The navy is teaching the boys the basics of diving, with a view to guiding them out through flood waters.
"Pickford, for me, is sort of the prototype of what a modern goalkeeper should be", Southgate said.
She went to the game with other wives and girlfriends of England stars, including Rebekah Vardy, Charlotte Trippier and Harry Maguire's girlfriend Fern Hawkins.
England face Sweden this Saturday afternoon in the World Cup quarter-finals where the victor will face either Croatia or hosts Russian Federation next week.
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Belgium stunned the Japanese side, however, with a flurry of late goals to take the win 3-2. The players had also saluted their supporters after the crushing loss.
'I like how he is doing that and is still involved in all the offensive things, set-pieces and all that stuff.
More than a quarter of a million fans have signed a petition demanding the World Cup last-16 match between England and Colombia to be replayed.
England's chances against Sweden could be made all the tougher by injuries, with Southgate joking the dressing room was "like a scene from M*A*S*H*". I thought "I'm going right here" and bang!
"Jordan Pickford proved in the last game how big he is for this team and we will all be celebrating together", he said.
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"It gives us belief to go into the Sweden game and we will get straight back to business tomorrow". We've got an outstanding mentality. We do about 600 saves a week just to make one save on a Saturday, and that's what it's all about.