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Watch: Slaven Bilic Rages At ITV Reaction Cam, Then Takes Pop At Ireland

Watch: Slaven Bilic Rages At ITV Reaction Cam, Then Takes Pop At Ireland

Croatia are through to the World Cup quarter-finals after a 3-2 penalty shoot-out triumph. The result was to the delight of ITV pundit Slaven Bilic, but one aspect of their coverage frustrated the former Croatian international.

The game went to penalties after a 1-1 draw and Bilic was naturally stressed during the shoot-out. However, he did not appreciate ITV broadcasting said reaction post-match.

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Shortly afterward, Bilic attempted to contextualize the result. However, Republic of Ireland Martin O'Neill took umbrage with his claim that Croatia was a small country, to which Bilic replied that they were bigger than Ireland and 'better football players.'

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