Croatia, who have reached the final for the first time in their history, will play France on Sunday.
"As I know, when you work overseas, you feel your country in a different way".
If they had beaten Croatia, England would have reached only their second World Cup final.
"We were anxious", Katich said.
The encounter in Moscow headed to extra time but Mario Mandzukic's 109th minute strike ended England's hopes of a first World Cup final since 1966.
"This team have over-achieving by getting to a semi-final and they can all be absolutely proud". "Everyone was nervous, but when they got a second goal, everyone took so much confidence, everyone was up in the air, the club was full, there was a great atmostphere".
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I don't really ever get nervous anyway. "You will highlight certain players and positions they're likely to take". It is in the knockout rounds that I hit my stride, though, and I hope to continue like this.
In 1998, Croatia, which had emerged from a bitter independence war only three years earlier, made its debut at a World Cup finals.
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France has been one of the most complete sides in the tournament, topping Belgium in the semifinal round.
Croatia opened at 60-1 World Cup odds to win the entire tournament; entering the semis, it was still the underdog at 4-1. If I'm honest, I don't think there are many England players who would get into this Croatian team. "I've been jokingly saying that football's coming home, but now there's no reason why we can't win it".
There were scenes of heartbreak at the various fan parks across the nation, including at Hyde Park, where 30,000 gathered to watch the big game. Croatia was 6/4. Odds Shark had France as -210 to win the final and Croatia +185.
"Until five or six years ago I was bit vain, and in a way glad that in 1998 we set the bar so high that it was hard to even contemplate, let alone jump over it".