There was chaos across the country as England ended 55 years of suffering with a tense 2-0 victory over Germany to reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2020.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Wembley, at Stormzy in one fan zone, many famous faces joined in the celebrations as millions watched Gareth Southgate’s men knock out their longtime rivals.
Joining his parents inside the stadium was Prince george. The Cambridges were on the ground like Prince william is president of the Football Federation.
Almost 40,000 people were allowed to watch the match, with lucky fans witnessing history as England beat Germany in a knockout match for the first time since the 1966 World Cup final – when they were West Germany.
After a tight first half, goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane helped England advance.
England advanced to the knockout stages without conceding a goal and a few big saves from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford kept them up another clean sheet.
On the other side, German fans in England cried after their side were knocked out by Gareth Southgate’s side – in manager Joachim Low’s last game.
Sterling has now scored three goals in four games for England, while Kane has broken his tournament duck.
England will now travel to Rome for their quarter-final match against Ukraine or Sweden.
At 1-0, the nation held its breath as Thomas Muller was on goal but the Bayern Munich striker put a good chance aside.
Stormzy watched the game from Box Park at Wembley, as he celebrated with fans at the final whistle.
And at Wembley, England were cheered on by David Beckham, Ed Sheeran and David Seaman.
Some fans could barely watch the first half as both teams had …
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