Tickets for England's World Cup showdown with France on sale for staggering £5,000 – more than 28 TIMES face value | The Sun

TICKETS for England's World Cup quarter-final with France are up for sale for a whopping £5,000 – over 28 TIMES the original value.

England face the reigning champions on Saturday evening with a chance to book a second semi-final spot in a row.



A pair of official category 2 tickets normally costs £175 to buy.

However, with fans desperate to get in on the action, some have sniffed out an opportunity to up their money.

This has led to a number of tickets appearing on re-sale sites ahead of the game – with some staggering inflation to boot.

The aforementioned pair of Category 2 seats may cost £175 at normal price, but on Ticombo a pair have gone up for a staggering £5,000.

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This figure is more than 28 TIMES the value of the original tickets.

A travelling supporter would also need to add on the cost of accommodation and the cost of travel to their expenses.

As many as 9,500 Three Lions fans are expected to be in attendance at the Al Bayt Stadium.

But fears are mounting after Declan Rice missed England training just days before the crunch clash.

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The West Ham man has played in every one of England's games in Qatar so far.

Rice missed the session today due to illness, with the clock ticking down to Saturday's clash against Kylian Mbappe and Co.

Callum Wilson was also absent from the session after previously missing a session on Monday for Gareth Southgate's reserve stars.

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