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Roy Hodgson reacts to being on the big screen during England game

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England manager Roy Hodgson gave fans something to smile about last night, reacting awkwardly to being on camera midway through England's 2-1 defeat to Iceland.

Hodgson was clearly not expecting to be the centre of attention as the action unfolded on the pitch in front of him.

After a quick double take to make sure he's actually on screen, the England coach then rubs his chin and shifts his weight, standing awkwardly for a moment before checking his watch. Thankfully for him, the cameraman soon turns his attention back to the players.   

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Since the conclusion of the match, his comical reaction has been posted all over social media sites, and fans have been having a laugh at Hodgson's expense.   

You can see the video of Hodgson below, and some of the fans' views on the incident. 

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Unfortunately, this was the only thing fans could smile about yesterday.

England have been dumped out of Euro 2016 following a 2-1 defeat to minnows Iceland. After taking the lead through Wayne Rooney's penalty in the opening five minutes, England found themselves 2-1 down after 20.

Despite pushing over the next 70 minutes, the Three Lions couldn't break through a solid Icelandic defence, and were ultimately eliminated from the tournament.  

England v Iceland - Round of 16: UEFA Euro 2016

This may have been the last time fans were entertained by Hodgson's touchline antics, as shortly after the defeat, the 68-year-old resigned from his position as England manager.

He wasted no time before jumping ship, but realistically had no other option as a majority of fans were already calling for his head. 

There will now be a transition period as England scout out potential replacements for Hodgson, and will hope to have a new man in place before their next competitive match, a World Cup qualifier against Slovakia in September. 

Who should England appoint as their next manager? Let us know YOUR suggestions in the comment section below! 

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