"There's not one ego in the team", Shilton said.
The last time England reached this stage of any major competition was at Euro 96, when Seaman and Southgate were team-mates on home soil. There was Robert Green allowing a seemingly harmless shot from US forward Clint Dempsey through his grasp and into the net in a World Cup group-stage game in 2010. English centre-backs bringing the ball out and playing with the composure from the back that they have.
"When there are just 500 fans inside a ground, you can hear everything they say, every little word that is getting said, so that is what turns you from a kid into a man".
"He surprised me", Shilton said.
If these photos are anything to go by, it seems that if you're not fussed about the football, England's match against Croatia on Wednesday could be the best time to hit the supermarket.
England midfielder Dele Alli.
Pickford's penalty save from Colombia's Carlos Bacca in the last-16 shootout had demonstrated the 24-year-old's qualities with his performance in Samara, watched by family and friends in the stand, underlying that pedigree.
A BBC spokesman said: "We're aware that some people were experiencing technical issues and are looking into the cause".
Of course, there were some fans who took things a bit too far.
They began solidly against England in a slow and sloppy start to the game that resembled a pre-season friendly at times, only to be outdone by a goal Sweden isn't used to conceding. I just thought it was questionable but that was about it.