Just one day before the World Cup begins, excitement levels have risen exponentially, managers have shockingly departed, and José Mourinho, now flying over to Russian Federation, has chipped in once again with his opinion for the outcome of the tournament.
The Manchester United boss was asked about Gareth Southgate's side's chances in Russian Federation and, being the crowd-pleaser he is, obliged in giving the answer that was essentially required of him.
"They are going to both put everything they've got into this World Cup to try to finish their careers winning the only thing they don't have", said Mourinho.
"All of them play in the most competitive competition in the world, the Premier League, all of them playing for the best teams with experience of playing in the Champions League, which is a high level of football, obviously".
Shakhtar Donetsk's Fred and Diogo Dalot aren't superstar names that all fans will know of and so Yorke is a little skeptical of the impact they will make in a division they've never featured in.
England begin their Group G campaign against Tunisia on Monday with Gareth Southgate able to select from a squad that may be short on worldwide caps but rich in Champions League know-how.
However he predicted heartache for the national team soon after, with defeat by Brazil in the quarter finals. It's not bad for me that my players can go on holiday, ' the Red Devils boss said.