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David Seaman has told Gareth Southgate he's more than made up for his Euro 96 penalty miss after the England manager expressed his sorrow at missing the fateful spot kick.
Twenty-one years ago, in a home European Championships, England were knocked out in the semi-finals by Germany on penalties.
They lost 6-5 in the shootout at Wembley with Southgate missing the decisive kick.
Just over two decades on though and Southgate has got his redemption after leading the Three Lions to victory over Germany.
A 2-0 win at Wembley, courtesy of goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane, means England are within two games of the final.
After the game Southgate was quizzed on whether his own personal experience of Germany at the Euros had made the win even greater.
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He said: "For my team-mates that played with me I can't change that (penalty miss) so it will always hurt."But what is lovely is we have given people another day to remember and now we have to do it in Rome."
Seaman, who was in goal throughout Euro 96, was asked for his response to Southgate's comments.
"I'd have said 'well you've made up for that now!'" he claimed.
"And it wasn't just down to Gareth that we went out. Gazza was an inch away from putting it in, Anderton hit a post, could I have saved a penalty?
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"You take it as a team and no one individual takes all the pain."
England's chance of winning Euro 2020 have certainly been helped by a favourable looking draw.
Heavyweight nations like France and Portugal were dumped out in the last 16.
The Three Lions face Ukraine on Saturday and, should they advance, will take on either Denmark or the Czech Republic in the last four.
Southgate confessed that he had to mute the celebrations after the Germany win as he attempted to focus his stars.
"They are having a sing in the changing room and I had to be a party pooper as usual to say 'look its great but it doesn't mean a thing if we lose on Saturday'," he said.
"It is brilliant for everyone to be excited but we are mugs if we think we are in the right half of the draw and we are carried away by all of that. We have to get Saturday's game right.
"I know what we have set out to achieve. These players keep writing history and they have got the chance again.
"We have only been to one European Championship semi-final. They can do something really special."
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David Seaman was speaking to the Mirror in conjunction with William Hill