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Like England, Croatia have suffered their fair share of World Cup heartbreak in recent years.

The shotstopper himself witnessed a similar ruse last summer during the European Under-21s semi-final defeat to Germany, when opposite number Julian Pollersbeck pulled a document from his sock outlining where the England players were likely to go.

Meanwhile England are battling to reach their first final since the triumph in 1966.

The Liverpool manager has now seemingly turned his attention to the Three Lions because he's been sending Jordan Henderson plenty of texts as England progress through the tournament.

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Former England defender Stuart Pearce believes Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is showing himself to be the more influential on-field leader than Tottenham superstar Harry Kane in Russian Federation. "Jordan's a player who has been underestimated for a long time".

"The quality of his game has gone on to another level this season".

Henderson has controlled the tempo of games from deep, and has often been seen barking orders at teammates in a bid to try and organise and in the eyes of Pearce, he is displaying more prominent leadership than striking talisman Kane.

The Liverpool FC midfielder is now on duty with his national team in Russian Federation as he bids to try and help the Three Lions win the World Cup for the first time since 1966.

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