1990 was the World Cup that England's penalty kick drama became a thing. One of the most enduring images of that World Cup was Paul Gascoigne's tears.
- Memorable moment number 41 in World Cup history. England fans, this one's going to sting a bit. 1990 was the World Cup that England's penalty kick drama became a thing. In the semifinal against Germany, the three lines outplayed the Germans for much of the match before eventually losing in heartbreaking fashion in penalties. One of the enduring images from that World Cup is Paul Gascoigne's tears. In fact, England have lost all three of their World Cup shootouts. The World Cup begins June 14th on Fox with complete coverage all year long on foxsports.com.