It was a tough pill to swallow for England fans as they watched their team crash out of the World Cup.
It was the first time England had reached a semi-final since Italia 1990 and fans across the country were dreaming football was coming home.
Thousands of supporters packed onto Devonshire Green to watch the huge game in a fan park organised by Sheffield City Council.
Lord Mayor Magid Magid had promised a 'mahoosive screen' after watching England beat Sweden 2-0 in the quarter finals.
Dev Green erupted in noise, and beer, when Kieran Trippier swept in a free-kick after five minutes but it was all to change after half time.
An equaliser from Ivan Perisic took the match into extra time and it was left to Mario Mandzukic to break English the hearts with the winner ten minutes from time.
Despite the heartache, there were some brilliant memories to take away from the World Cup, including one from Dev Green.
Many fans decided to stay and help with the clean up efforts following the match and were filmed putting the many beer cans and rubbish into plastic bags.
The Lord Mayor was also filmed lending a hand after the match before tweeting his appreciation for the volunteers' efforts.
He tweeted: "This is why I love Sheffield! Thanks to all the amazing people who helped clear up!"
Hassun El-Zafar tweeted: "Wow, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, @MagicMagid is helping in efforts to clean Dev Green. What a guy!"