You could be harsh on England and say they went out of the World Cup to the first decent side they played.Croatia are in the World Cup final on Sunday after Gareth Southgate's side failed to capitalise on their early lead and lost their heads.
Keane believe Wright and fellow former England internationals Lee Dixon and Gary Neville took the Croatians too lightly before the game - and clearly was agitated in the aftermath by their jokey manner. "And I know Ian made the point a few weeks ago a little bit tongue in cheek".More news: 'Welsh' Kiwi Wayne Pivac to replace Warren Gatland
Keane, never one to let a potential dust-up pass, wasn't letting Wright forget that 1966 world champions England had been sent packing.
Stones is very comfortable on the ball, but you've got to have the art of defending, and I always talk about players smelling danger.
Mr Keane criticised the way they were planning parades and thinking about the final before they even got there.More news: ‘We’re not prisoners’: German FM berates Trump for ‘Russia captives’ remark
Wright argued in return: "We wasn't talking about the final, we were just having a laugh with you. You need a reality check". "We were happy! Why can't we get excited?"
"The whole yesterday and today they were talking about the final the final the final", Keane began. You take it one game at a time. You know how hard it is to get to these finals or even get to the World Cup.
That caution proved to well founded as Mario Mandzukic's extra-time victor fired Croatia into Sunday's final against France as England's expense in a tense semi-final in Moscow, with Keane biding his time before revisiting his previous discussion with Wright. You know what I'm talking about, relax yourself'.More news: Ivan Perisic hails 'dream' goal as Croatia reach final