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These photos of England’s manager hugging his wife post-World Cup loss will hit you right in the heart

By Nicole Gallucci

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There’s nothing like a hug to comfort you after your team loses a World Cup match.

On Wednesday, after England lost the World Cup semi-final game to Croatia, fans, players, and team manager Gareth Southgate were completely heartbroken.

While we didn’t see Southgate plop down on the field to mourn the loss like some of his players did, photographers did capture an extremely touching post-game moment he shared with his wife Alison in the stands.

The two were seen reuniting after the game, kissing and embracing among empty seats, later joined by family members. The photographs of the emotional moment are just so damn pure — like something straight out of Friday Night Lights. …

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