England 1-2 Brazil, World Cup quarter final, Shizuoka, 21 June 2002
World Cup heartbreak for Sven and Becks’ England, as Brazil proved too strong – even after Ronaldinho was sent off, undeservedly, in the 58th minute for a foul on Danny Mills – in the afternoon heat of Japan.
To be fair, Brazil deserved to win. They had twice as many shots on target as England and at 2-1 up and with ten men, they never looked like losing to an England team that simply ran out of steam and ideas. But then a team featuring Darius