So England are out - again - and this time they didn't even make it to their customary quarter-final penalty defeat.
Inevitably, the dignified Roy Hodgson was forced to fall on his sword within minutes of the final whistle, meaning that, once again, the England hotseat is up for grabs.
But who on earth do we turn to to lead us to some - any - footballing glory? The current list of candidates are not inspiring: Gareth Southgate, Alan Pardew, Sam Allardyce - none of them appear to be an outstanding choice.
We've tried foreign managers. We've tried English managers. We've tried tactical geniuses. We've tried man-managers. They've all failed.
So it's time to think outside the box. Here's our top 10 candidates to take England forward.