19:45 GMT26 January 2021
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    After England's dramatic World Cup penalty shootout victory over Colombia in the best of 16, the Royal quickly logged in to Kensington Palace's Twitter to celebrate the team, much to the pleasure of the British fans.

    On Tuesday evening, Moscow's Spartak Stadium saw England win 4-3 in the penalty shootout against Colombia and advance to the quarter-finals for the first time since 2006

    READ MORE: England Knocks Out Colombia in FIFA World Cup Round of 16 in Penalty Shootout

    Shortly after Eric Dier, England's fifth penalty-taker, went for a victory run in the crowded arena, Prince William logged in to Kensington Palace's official Twitter account to leave a sweet celebratory message for the team, saying that "the whole country is right behind you for Saturday!"

    The post caused a meltdown in the Twitterverse, with many fans sharing Prince William's excitement over the dramatic win and craving for more "personal tweets."

    England will face Sweden in Saturday's quarterfinal at the Samara Arena.


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