Britain will leave the European Union after 51.9% of people opted to vote Leave during the referendum.
Large parts of rural England and Wales have swung the vote in favour of Brexit, triggering a storm of activity amongst the political classes.
Unsurprisingly, the fallout following the announcement has already started; Nigel Farage has backtracked on promises that £350 million will be handed to the NHS, while the value of the pound has slumped to a 31-year low on currency markets.
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And that's where we can finally bring a bit of humour to this controversial day.
Indeed, because of the decreasing value of sterling, one man in particular has been trolled on social media; Raheem Sterling.
Sorry, Raheem, but England supporters just haven't been able to resist taking to Twitter with their comical messages.
To put everything in context, Sterling has well and truly underperformed throughout Euro 2016 and a petition was even created to fly him home.
There's every chance that the ex-Liverpool player, who left Anfield in favour of a move to Manchester City last summer, will start for England during their Round of 16 clash against Iceland on Monday, but it's safe to say that a number of supporters don't want to see him anywhere near the pitch.
Here are the best tweets:
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