May would like to host reception for England football team: Spokeswoman

May would like to host reception for England football team: Spokeswoman

World Cup - Semi Final -  Croatia v England
England's Ashley Young looks dejected as team mates applaud their fans after the match. (Photo: Reuters/Grigory Dukor)

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May would like to host an event for the English football team after they reached the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years, her spokeswoman said on Thursday (Jul 12).

"We would certainly like to host a reception for the England football team, who did so well in Russia, and that is something that we are going to talk to the FA (Football Association) about," her spokeswoman said.

England lost Wednesday's semi-final against Croatia 2-1.

Source: Reuters/zl

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