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Next stop, Gareth Southgate

London's transport bosses temporarily renamed an underground station in honor of England soccer team manager Gareth Southgate after the team flew home following their run to the last four of the World Cup.

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London's transport bosses temporarily renamed an underground station in honor of England soccer team manager Gareth Southgate after the team flew home following their run to the last four of the World Cup. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

London's transport bosses temporarily renamed an underground station in honor of England soccer team manager Gareth Southgate after the team flew home following their run to the last four of the World Cup. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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England enjoyed their best World Cup performance in 28 years under Southgate�s leadership, reaching the semi-finals and narrowly missing a spot in the final, losing to Croatia after extra-time.

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England enjoyed their best World Cup performance in 28 years under Southgate�s leadership, reaching the semi-finals and narrowly missing a spot in the final, losing to Croatia after extra-time. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

England enjoyed their best World Cup performance in 28 years under Southgate�s leadership, reaching the semi-finals and narrowly missing a spot in the final, losing to Croatia after extra-time. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Southgate proved popular with England's fans for helping create a renewed sense of optimism and after the team returned home on Sunday Transport for London (TfL) rebranded Southgate underground station in North London as the "Gareth Southgate" station for 48 hours.

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Southgate proved popular with England's fans for helping create a renewed sense of optimism and after the team returned home on Sunday Transport for London (TfL) rebranded Southgate underground station in North London as the "Gareth Southgate"...more

Southgate proved popular with England's fans for helping create a renewed sense of optimism and after the team returned home on Sunday Transport for London (TfL) rebranded Southgate underground station in North London as the "Gareth Southgate" station for 48 hours. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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"We have to celebrate the achievement, it's important," said Patricia Gomez, 44, who traveled from Morden in south London on her day off on Monday to get a photograph with the new sign. "(Gareth) was awesome, he gave the team motivation, he made them work as a family."

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"We have to celebrate the achievement, it's important," said Patricia Gomez, 44, who traveled from Morden in south London on her day off on Monday to get a photograph with the new sign. "(Gareth) was awesome, he gave the team motivation, he made them...more

"We have to celebrate the achievement, it's important," said Patricia Gomez, 44, who traveled from Morden in south London on her day off on Monday to get a photograph with the new sign. "(Gareth) was awesome, he gave the team motivation, he made them work as a family." REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Southgate's popularity led many fans to copy his fashion style during matches of wearing a waistcoat as he watched from the dugout. One retailer said sales of waistcoats had soared during the tournament while the day of the semi-final clash with Croatia was dubbed "Waistcoat Wednesday". "Maybe we�ll get a statue next," said Steve Ingall from TfL.

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Southgate's popularity led many fans to copy his fashion style during matches of wearing a waistcoat as he watched from the dugout. One retailer said sales of waistcoats had soared during the tournament while the day of the semi-final clash with...more

Southgate's popularity led many fans to copy his fashion style during matches of wearing a waistcoat as he watched from the dugout. One retailer said sales of waistcoats had soared during the tournament while the day of the semi-final clash with Croatia was dubbed "Waistcoat Wednesday". "Maybe we�ll get a statue next," said Steve Ingall from TfL. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Southgate Underground Station roundel, temporarily renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', is seen in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Southgate Underground Station roundel, temporarily renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', is seen in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Southgate Underground Station roundel, temporarily renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', is seen in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Southgate Underground Station roundel, temporarily renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', is seen in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Southgate Underground Station roundel, temporarily renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', is seen in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Southgate Underground Station roundel, temporarily renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', is seen in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Passengers sit at Southgate Underground Station, renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Passengers sit at Southgate Underground Station, renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Passengers sit at Southgate Underground Station, renamed as 'Gareth Southgate', in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates after the match against Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals, July 7, 2018.

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England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates after the match against Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Lee Smith

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates after the match against Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Lee Smith
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England manager Gareth Southgate applauds fans after the World Cup semi-final match against Croatia, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

England manager Gareth Southgate applauds fans after the World Cup semi-final match against Croatia, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

England manager Gareth Southgate applauds fans after the World Cup semi-final match against Croatia, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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