Bilic, who was part of the 1998 World Cup side which won bronze in France, was a pundit on ITV on the United Kingdom during the tournament and last night he was in his element when his countrymen ended England's hopes.
"I can be very happy with my life", Dalic said, adding that "without strong faith and that motivation, it would be very hard to achieve it".
Fans stationed behind the goal roared as a young boy wearing the Peresic name ran a scintillating line from nearly halfway to score in a packed away net.
The Russia 2018 World Cup has produced a number of great stars and shown a glimpse of what's to come from future talents in the attractive game.
"They played their best, it obviously wasn't to be".
"The players found it hard to cope with the pressure in that game".
Southgate's England team lost 2-1 to Croatia to set-up a third/fourth play-off with Belgium on Saturday.
Despite failing to make the most of arguably their best chance of reaching the final since 1966, British media hailed the team as heroes with Mirror Sport declaring them "National Treasures", while the Daily Mail saluted their efforts. But once you're here and played as well as we did, you want to take those opportunities in life.
The man with the world's longest fingernails finally had them cut
A nail technician performed the surgery armed with power tools at a ceremony in the Times Square Ripley's museum on Wednesday. The weight of the long nails left Mr Chillal's hand in a permanently fixed position, unable to separate his fingers.
"Semi-finals, they've done what they had to do, they took us to the semi-finals".
Ultimately we were not good enough to win it, but we can accept that - as a team, they still far exceeded all of our expectations, and I would congratulate them for that. What more could we ask for?
"I think that's maybe something for a couple of days time, at the moment we all feel the pain of this defeat", he told reporters.
Teammates piled in after the man behind the winning goal and Cortez disappeared beneath the team.
As well as our first World Cup semi-final for 28 years, our first win in a knock-out game since 2006 and our first win in a World Cup penalty shootout, he has given us hope, and something to cheer.
Meanwhile, the most popular three words for home team Russian Federation are "host", "fans" and "low-ranking".
"Three weeks ago, there wasn't even a connection with the England football team".