Steve Cooper's Young Lions celebrated reaching the final of the UEFA U17 European Championship – by sitting their GCSE biology exam!
Fresh from defeating Turkey to help guide England into Friday's showdown with Spain, five members of the squad found themselves sat in a silent classroom at a school in Zagreb.
Callum Hudson-Odoi, one of the goalscorers from the 2-1 semi-final win, joined Chelsea team-mate Jonathan Panzo and Manchester City goalkeeper Curtis Anderson for their latest test.
Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur's Timothy Eyoma and Brighton & Hove Albion's Tom McGill had to contend with their AS maths paper at the X Gimnazija Ivan Speck, a local international college designated as an exam host centre as recommended by the British Council.
And despite being away on international duty at a major tournament, that all-important focus on education still remains a priority.
"Our boys and girls teams from U15 through to U19 level are in a routine where education is part of the day-to-day schedule," said Caitlin Hawkins, The FA's player education manager.
"It's not new, it happens across the board and I'm really pleased that the young players we have accept that education goes hand-in-hand with football.