Around 26 million people were believed to have watched the match on TV in Britain.
Thanks to Mandzukic's stunning goal 11 minutes from the end of extra time, Croatia will play France in the final on Monday morning (NZT).
"This is fantastic. Two players played with half a leg, but it didn´t show".
Mario Mandzukic scored the victor in the second half of extra time after sloppy defending from the young English defenders. I am already proud and are moments that I will take for all my life!
Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast
The government of Dominica said it would shut down its water system and Puerto Rico's governor warned of likely new power outages. However, the storm lost strength throughout the day Saturday and will continue to weaken as it moves west.
"The Fiery Ones are in the final, the nation is in a trance - one more step to the title!" said the Jutarnji List, using the team's nickname.
"I know the taste of defeat and it's really bad, so we want to finish this tournament well", he added. In extra time nobody wanted to be subbed. We started a bit too casually, and England deserved to score. Due to how the bracket was shaping up, it appeared as though neither team would want to win the match, as whichever team wound up winning the group would be placed into the "side of death" that was forming.
The 32-year-old Juventus player's goal sparked wild celebrations and, as his team ran to the corner of the pitch to join him, the celebrations spilled over the advertisement hoardings where a group of photographers, including Cortez, was stationed.
Among the best was Marcelo Brozovic, the Inter Milan midfielder brought into the line-up to provide extra steel in front of the defence.
Revealing via his Twitter account that he had "heard this over the years time and time again", Neville stressed his belief that no "journalist, pundit or broadcaster" has ever won or lost any game of football for a team.
Thai Cave Rescue Operation Suspended After 4 More Boys Freed
Cave rescue experts have said they consider an underwater escape to be a last resort, especially with people untrained in diving. Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda told reporters the rescued boys were in good health in hospital but did not give details.
"We are better than England".
"Want to know how insane we are?" said Fran Colak, a Croatian Saultite who had come down to the gathering to watch the semi-final game.
Looking forward to the final encounter between the two teams in the World Cup final next Sunday, Perišić said their determination was real.
Dalic said he had allowed his players to celebrate the victory on Wednesday night and was consequently unaware of the extent of any injuries in his squad. We can tell you the model is leaning Under 2 goals, but its much stronger play is on the money line. And we've proved that is possible.
Sen. Kamala Harris plans to oppose Trump's Supreme Court nomination
As a result, Trump found more than twice as many judicial vacancies waiting for him when he entered the White House as Obama did. Republicans changed the Senate's rules a year ago to allow them to confirm a Supreme Court justice with a simple majority vote.