Because for all the love this young and dynamic England team has earned - and earn it they did - in taking a country badly in need of some good news on the worldwide stage on an unforgettable ride over the last month, reaching their first World Cup semifinal in nearly 30 years, there's no guarantee they'll get a better chance to play for a major title.
An early goal from Kieran Trippier looked to have England on their way to a first World Cup final since 1966, but Ivan Perisic headed home in the second half to force extra time, where Mario Mandzukic scored from an England defensive miscue to send Croatia to their first-ever final.
At global level, Sterling's qualities often seem to be appreciated more by the opposition than many of England's fans.
"But I don't think when people look at the experience and the last 18 months that we were expected to be in the semi-finals of a World Cup".
"When you get to this stage of the competition, the margins are fine. they've taken two of their [chances] and we weren't able to respond". They beat Germany 3-0 in the last eight but were then beaten by hosts and eventual winners France despite taking the lead.
He has the total respect and loyalty of his squad. They have personality as players and as a team.
"They haven't been there for 28 years".
And on the field new stars were made.
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"But when you've got to this point and we've played in the way we have, and as well as we did in the first half, then you want to take those opportunities in life".
And, despite the cruel ending, history was made.
Croatia, in the end, were simply too good and too streetwise in the semifinal and their 2-1 victory was deserved, despite England's impressive start to the game.
John Stones has been England's third-biggest attacking threat at this World Cup, being on the end of 1.45 xG, and scoring twice from the chances he has had.
England don't have a Modric - few teams do - but they have to learn how to control games better against top-class teams. Hell, the Netherlands lost a semifinal on spot-kicks four years ago and didn't even qualify for this World Cup.
Yes, the conclusion had a familiar ring - but there was enough that was fresh and hopeful for the future that England's World Cup can be judged as a success.
They were so close, yet, so far.
From Southgate's perspective, though, a third-placed finish will add to the sense of achievement and pride and at least allow England to leave Russian Federation on the high most will agree they have deserved.
At worldwide level, Sterling's qualities often seem to be appreciated more by the opposition than many of England's fans. Croatia , meanwhile, has played an extra game given the three 30-minute extra times they've participated in.
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Croatia entered the 30 minutes with a passionate drive inspired by the equalizer, enabling a strong offensive start. Across the city, the Grove Pub and Restaurant on Stafford Street was at capacity with hopeful England fans.
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England's bid to reach the World Cup final ended in heartbreak and failure on a night of unbearable tension in Moscow. They have not advanced to the Final since 1966, when they won it all. "England are a risky team in this competition".
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