They drank and chanted, increasing the volume as a group of colourfully dressed Colombians passed blowing vuvuzelas, the plastic horns that were made famous at the South Africa World Cup in 2010 and have been an irritant ever since.
Four police officers - one with a small set of ladders - watched him as he entertained the crowd and finally helped him down.
This was England's first knockout-round win at a major tournament since 2006, when it beat Ecuador at the World Cup before falling to Portugal on penalties. I don't know how that was even possible but he had hold of my ribs.
"I was so upset, I felt quite deflated". When there are so, so many fouls and interruptions I think that's not good. We want to capitalise on it now.
"I felt exhausted, stressed, elated".
Mina, 23, signed for the Catalan giants from Palmeiras in January, but only appeared five times for them in the back half of the season.
When Juan Cuadrado blazed horribly over the bar with the goal gaping 10 minutes from time with Colombia's first chance of the match it looked all over for them but there was a fiery sting in the tail of normal time. Through small calls he was pushing us [toward] our goal, that was clear for me.
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"When they scored the final penalty to win, it felt awesome". "Now I'm thinking about Sweden".
Shearer's comments came in response to some high-profile shithousery from the Colombians, which involved Wílmar Barrios headbutting England's Jordan Henderson, and saw a number of Colombian players attempt to scuff the penalty spot before Harry Kane put England in front on 57 minutes.
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"We've not got a good record against them".
The result came so quickly - a miss, then a make - and was in many ways so unexpected given England's history that its players did not seem to know what to do.
"We did our research on them, with Margetson and the analysis staff", Pickford said.
"It was very nervy, we done it the hard way but we done it". He added that it didn't mean England had not done well.
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A total of 44,190 spectators attended the match at the Spartak Stadium.
England have long-been the advocates of the 4-4-2 formation which many now consider to be out-dated.
Elsewhere, the masses of Colombia fans in Elephant and Castle's Lost Rivers were left disappointed.
Maradona said Colombia had been hit by the absence of the injured James Rodriguez.
"These people are just lowlifes who are not real Colombian football fans, who should be arrested and thrown into jail".
"The composure they showed in their play for the first 85 to 88 minutes in a big match, under pressure, I thought was really impressive".
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Speaking to Britain's Sunday newspapers he said, "Maybe if I'd played against Belgium and didn't score, I'd be thinking, "I didn't score in the last game".