Beginning with their 1990 semi-final heartache against West Germany, England had previously lost all three World Cup shootouts and three out of four in the European Championship and they looked on course for another nightmare when midfielder Jordan Henderson saw his spot-kick saved by David Ospina.
The England squad will now face Sweden on Saturday, July 7.
Maradona also said Geiger should have penalised Kane in the build-up to England's second-half penalty, and criticised Pierluigi Collina, head of FIFA's referee committee, for allowing Geiger to officiate the match.
Brazil remain favourites at 11/4, while Harry Kane is odds-on at 1/4 to bring home the coveted Golden Boot.
He said: "Clearly England are getting no justice with the VAR system because there is a clear altercation as Henderson is pushing the defender, but what you can see after that is the player puts his head on Henderson's chest, which is a yellow card, but he then moves his head up to the chin which is clearly violent conduct and a red card".
"This will give us more belief than ever, and the fans more belief than ever back home".
If England get past Sweden they face a potential semi-final against hosts Russian Federation or Croatia for their first appearance in a final since winning the World Cup for the only time in 1966.
"I think for them, definitely a big moment". We want to capitalise on it now.
"It was a good match, but (I'm) always disappointed when the game goes to penalties - it doesn't show the true potential of the team", said Emma Kinsey, 32, a yoga instructor from Lincoln who lives in Bogota. For some I think it's just cramp and some need more assessment. A poor Kyle Walker giveaway in the 81st minute nearly cost them, but Juan Cuadrado blazed over from a good position.
Upon arriving back at their training base the players were greeted by a breakfast spread of food and drink - and rather than retire after a long return journey, the players and staff were invited to stay up and re-live their individual memories.
There was something old, something new and something blue on show on Monday as Serena Williams swapped the skin-tight catsuit that caused a stir in Paris for a more conservative look on her return to Wimbledon for the first time since becoming a mum.
Law enforcement officials used pepper spray and pepper balls to disperse protesters and counter-protesters who were clashing. Saturday's protests follow previous confrontations between Patriot Prayer and anti-fascist groups in Oregon's largest city.
The Daniel Bruhl-Dakota Fanning starrer became a fan favorite and is in the running in the open limited series Emmy categories. As she investigates, she finds her background is a lot darker than she could have ever imagined.
National Basketball Association superstar Stephen Curry and his wife, Ayesha , shared photos of their new baby boy on Wednesday. Steph shared a different, color photo of Canon with the message, "On this journey, on this quest. protect me.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.03 percent after declining 0.4 percent the previous day. The euro was off by 0.1 percent at $1.16450 EUR= while the dollar was good for 110.52 yen JPY= , down 0.1 percent.
Let me remind you that this place - shrine is a music place as well as politics which is needed to change the society. He said France planned to launch a season of events meant to be "the face of African culture in Europe".
Starting on Monday, the campaign focuses on tariffs being issued by China, Canada, Mexico, and the European Union . Critics dismissed Beijing's commitments as vague, and Trump chose to proceed with the tariffs after all.
While driving, he said he received another call: "They go, 'Hey, we have President Trump on the line for Senator Menendez'". Speaking to Inside Edition last week, Melendez also offered an apology to the president for the prank.
The Skripals spent weeks in a critical condition in the same hospital before recovering slowly and being discharged. Mr Rowley is a registered heroin addict and police and doctors initially thought the incident was drug-related.
The firm's US$230 billion in assets includes a diverse global empire of businesses operating in aviation, tourism, and finance. HNA's latest annual report showed the group had more than US$90 billion in debt.
Manchester United sign Stoke keeper Grant - Premier League 2018
Grant represented the England national team at various youth levels, but has never been selected for the Three Lions' senior side. Bringing in Grant will allow Pereira to move away on a temporary spell and gain some valuable first-team experience elsewhere.
Mario Hezonja agrees to sign with New York Knicks
The signing of Hezonja ensures that Knox won't just be thrust into the starting role and given a sink or swim ultimatum. Thankfully for the New York Knicks , the David Fizdale Effect is already being felt in his first offseason at the helm.
Miki Sudo downs 37 dogs to win fifth women's title
Chestnut said he had "a vision" for this year's win, and seemed to be unfatigued after "10 minutes of work". The contest will take place July 4 at Nathan's Famous restaurant at Coney Island, New York .
Federer eases into 3rd round at Wimbledon
Second seed Caroline Wozniacki crashes out of Wimbledon as the Williams sisters make it through to the third round. Venus Williams was also in action on Wednesday.
Exciting progress in development of artifical ‘ovaries’
But still, the experts say that the experiment is in its initial development stage and human testing will have to be carried out. Although the risk is quite low, yet women with specific kinds of cancer could not get this treatment.
Three suspects charged with kidnapping Halloween actor
If convicted, Stewart and Jones face a maximum possible sentence of life with no possibility of parole, while Neal faces life. Jones is being held on $3 million bail, Stewart is being held on $2 million bail, and Neal is being held on $1 million bail.
Trump says he's interviewed four candidates for Supreme Court
Susan Collins (R-ME) coat hangers in an effort to push her to vote down any Supreme Court nominee who would overturn Roe v. Eager to build suspense, Trump wouldn't divulge whom he's talking to in advance of his big announcement, set for July 9.
Iran Denies Killing Demonstrators at Water Protests
He added that numerous province's youth are unemployed, and urged the government to provide them with jobs. People in the country's oil-rich Khuzestan province have protested over water scarcity since Friday.