England are going to the World Cup. Croatia, on the other hand, might not be. Because, unfortunately for them, they’re rubbish at football. Still, as an estimated seven thousand red-and-white checked fans trudge back to Eastern Europe, they’ve at least got one thing to be cheerful about: the women back home.

Specifically this selection of Balkan beauties, undeniably a lot more impressive up front than Slaven Bilic’s sorry band of men.