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England ‘Heartbroken’ – Gerrard

Steven Gerrard admitted England were “heartbroken” following the penalty shoot-out defeat by Italy, which ended their Euro 2012 campaign.

England battled gamely in the quarterfinal in Kiev, but were second best for most of the contest, and could count themselves fortunate to take the game into extra time.

“I feel for the players who, from day one, have given everything, and today we did the same,” Gerrard told BBC Sport. “But, again, we’re going home with heartbreak, which is hard to take.” Read more »