Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, said: "With Brazil now out of the world cup, Belgium is at the top of our probability table with a 32.6% chance of lifting the trophy, closely followed by France (29.8%)".
"We do not want to stop, we will try to play our best game".
A number of players across all four teams have already served suspensions in this tournament.
"But now, I pray and I would give anything in the world that this squad eventually "confines us to history".
"I wouldn't say there are any glaring weaknesses (in England's team) since they are in the semi-finals, that says it all". Les Bleus topped Group C without really convincing, but knockout-stage wins over Argentina and Uruguay have enhanced their credentials as serious contenders.
A narrow 1-0 win for England, probably from another set-piece, puts Gareth Southgate's men in the final.
"We keep looking to break the barriers down".
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England are the "cleanest" team of the remaining countries, with just five bookings across five matches.
"We've talked, touched briefly, certainly, on the team which won [in 1966]", he said.
"Our supporters and our country has had a long time suffering in terms of football".
"I think Raheem Sterling is an important player because he is really fast and his combination with Harry Kane is really risky". Our country has been through some hard moments recently in terms of unity but sport has the power to unite - and football in particular has the power to do that.
"This acquisition would be a fantastic addition to our holdings and would come at an exciting time for us while we build the London Collection as we plan the New Museum in West Smithfield". Should they face England in the final, the Brexit angle will ensure I am not be the only person drawing out a tenuous political angle from the football.
But Southgate revealed he could not listen to it for many years. "It has a slightly different feel for me, but it's nice to hear people enjoying it again".
He said: "When I walk in the street, wait on the platform for a train going to work or go shopping I have young lads asking for photos or telling me how much I look like Harry Kane".