England's World Cup squad: Can you guess the Three Lions stars from their childhood photos?

Matt Lewis

England’s World Cup squad will be returning to the country as heroes after reaching the semi-finals for the first time since 1990.

Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions have proven one of the surprise packages in Russia and face Croatia on Wednesday for the right to play in the final in Moscow this weekend.

The global appeal of the Premier League means even the most casual football fan could spot an England player in the street.

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But would you recognise them from years before they became household names and graced our TV screens every week?

Yahoo Sport UK has gone back through the years to see if you can recognise the squad in these classic photographs.