No South American side have won on European soil since a Pele-inspired Brazil 60 years ago, but in a World Cup of shocks and surprises, nothing can be taken for granted.
Huge crowds chanting "it's coming home, football's coming home" rushed to the middle of the road in Liverpool Street, stopping cars, buses and even emergency services from getting through. "Today will give belief for generations to follow and not be hindered by history or expectations".
Lincoln-born Dan Jones is ready for an incredible atmosphere in Colombia ahead of Tuesday's World Cup round of 16 clash (7pm kick-off United Kingdom time).
Eric Dier scored the winning spot-kick after Jordan Pickford saved Carlos Bacca's effort in Moscow.
"Stop. Our society must never accept death threats - neither against World Cup stars, politicians or others", the Danish FA said in a statement on Twitter. This is England. This is how we should play.
"I will be straight there wanting to take the next one".
17% of people said they are actively supporting Gareth Southgate's men, with 16% rallying behind Brazil.
Ashley Young and Kyle Walker both went off injured late in the game in Moscow, while Kane was left to control the game from midfield once clearly worn out.
English media have finally got some good things to say about their football team at a World Cup.
Neither side could break the deadlock in the extra 30 minutes and the game went to penalties.
England coach Gareth Southgate, whose own shootout miss in the Euro '96 semi-finals sent England crashing out of that tournament, said the win was "fantastic", adding: "I think we deserved it as well".