Houghton, who also captains Manchester City's women's side, has been impressed with the England side, as well as their manager Southgate.
Yet, while some suggested prior to the World Cup that such a situation would be a hindrance, it has been anything but, and Southgate has been keen to get across that the players are on the precipice of untouchable status.
'Taking part is simple: proudly display one of our posters to encourage everyone to don their favourite armless attire, make a donation towards life-changing blood cancer research and get ready to celebrate as the Three Lions sail through to the finals'.
'Our country has been through some hard moments recently in terms of its unity, but sport can unite.
"That's the biggest thing so far to come out of it and we just want to continue to do that and do everybody proud". "It's a very special feeling, it's a privilege for us".
Fans have been dancing in the town's streets and chanting It's Coming Home following England's wins earlier in the tournament.
But Southgate revealed he could not listen to it for many years.
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This is only the second time the model has changed its forecast all tournament and did so after its pre-competition favourites Brazil crashed out 2-1 against Belgium in the quarter-finals.
"It's nice to hear people enjoying it again, anyway".
The British Beer and Pub Association predicts more than four million extra litres will be served during the match, delivering a boost to the national economy of up to £30 million (RM160 million). I think, to be fair, the public have done that.
"This generation has been underrated due to their results but they've had the quality and now they are showing it".
"In honour of the England boss" new-found football fashionista status, we're inviting supporters to grab a waistcoat and button up to beat blood cancer.
"It's quite unusual for me to witness all the hype and the crowds and how excited they are because that's what it must have been (like) in Italia 90 when we got to the semis", he explained.