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. 

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.  

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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