Declan Rice says England's achievements this summer are yet to sink in, and may not do for a long time yet

Declan Rice acknowledged that he might not be able understand how successful his Euro 2020 tournament until he puts his feet up.The West Ham midfielder was a crucial part of the Three Lions team that reached a semi-final match against Denmark.Following the run to the semi finals of the 2018 World Cup, Wednesday's last-four match at Wembley will be the next.Rice was a fan three-years ago, cheering for Gareth Southgate's team with his friends. But now, he is an integral part of the England side that hopes to do better this summer.0:57 All 26 England footballers, including Bukayo Saka, who was not able to play in the quarter-final victory over Ukraine, were trained before Wednesday's match with Denmark at Wembley. (no audio).The 22-year old revealed that he had started to speak with James Corden, West Ham supporter and talk-show host, during the finals. He said that Corden made him realize how important the tournament was for England fans.He told the Official England Podcast that he spoke to James Corden a lot since the Scotland game. They FaceTime together. He was at the Germany match with Mark Noble so I spoke to him afterwards and they were buzzing."There are people that don't like football, or won't sit down to watch it. Now it's a ritual to lock yourself in and watch the games at this tournament.0:47 Yussuf Pousen believes that Denmark's four-point win against England in the Nations League last campaign is proof of their ability to match Gareth Southgate's side for their Euro 2020 semi finalJames Corden asked me: "Do you really understand what you're doing?" It doesn't seem to be. It hasn't yet hit me, and it won't likely hit me until the end of my career."We don’t want to be ahead of ourselves, but we know what lies ahead and we can hopefully achieve a huge dream."Rice said that Rice isn't the only celebrity who has been in touch with him. He shared how his phone was flooded with messages after the 2-0 victory over Germany in the 16th clash.He said that it was crazy how many well wishes and congratulations he received. After the Germany game, I switched on my phone and found that my WhatsApp had 197 unread message. It took me three to four days to respond to everyone.Tony Cottee, a former forward for England believes Harry Kane could be the top scorer at Euro 2020. He scored twice against Ukraine"I spoke to my mom afterwards. I stated that I hadn't even read your messages and she said she should be the first. It is my first tournament, but everyone's phone has exploded.Following the win over Germany, a routine 4-0 quarterfinal victory over Ukraine was achieved in Rome on Saturday night.Rice said England did their job well at the StadioOlimpico, and it was great to play away from Wembley in the tournament.Danny Mills, a former England defender, says Southgate's players showed a lot of fearlessness at Euro 2020. However, he is expecting a difficult semi-final against Denmark.He said, "It was an incredible night, the pressure on us was on us to win because a lot people expected us beat Ukraine." "So we had no choice but to perform and the goal by Harry Kane (early) was a great way to settle us."The game opened up really well and it was quite an easy night. We could take control and really control the game. Pass the ball was a positive and there were many positives."It was different, but it was nice to get away and break it up for a while."Obviously, we've been in the UK for a while so it was nice to finally get to Rome, beautiful weather, and an incredible stadium to play in a quarter-final.