Millions of fans cheered on the Three Lions in vain as England tumbled 2-1 in the jungle in the team's first World Cup clash against Italy.
Roy Hodgson's side went on the offensive with a string of chances, but it was not enough. Face-painted fans from Brazil to Bristol groaned and hid their heads in their hands as Mario Balotelli breached England's defences five minutes into the second half.
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