JUBILANT England fans got their fill of pubs and flocked to Wembley to cheer on the heroic Lionesses in tonight’s Euros final.
The women’s team take on Germany in a historic clash at Wembley. The score is 0-0 and the second half is on.
Fans began flocking to the drinkers in the early afternoon to cheer on the team, which is set to make women’s football history.
Box Park at Wembley is packed with enthusiastic drinkers cheering on the team.
Wembley Way erupted in a sea of red and white earlier this evening as fans in make-up and flags made their way to the stadium.
The Lionesses lost heart to Germany in the Euro 2009 final with a crushing 6-2 defeat.
But a stunning tournament saw the England team sail through to the final and propelled women’s football to new heights.
Under Wembley’s famous arch, they hope to bring football home with a first major trophy for the women’s team.
The victory would also be the first footballing honor for the nation since winning the 1966 Men’s World Cup.
The fierce match kicked off at 5pm – with around 90,000 fans packed in to watch the action.
Britons are expected to spend £46.1million on alcoholic drinks today with 8.7million pints downed.
Around 7,000 people turned out in London’s Trafalgar Square to watch the action in the designated fan park.
An all-female RAF crew flew over Wembley at 4.57pm immediately after the national anthems were played.
The final is expected to be the most-watched TV event of the year with a record 19.5 million viewers.
The heroic Lionesses have inspired a generation of girls with their incredible campaign to the Euro 2022 final.
Back heel heroine Alessia Russo and her costars, Leah Williamson, Beth Mead and Millie Bright have become household names thanks to their stunning campaign.
The FA now expect 120,000 more girls to play the sport by 2024 due to England’s success.
Princess Charlotte threw her support behind the team today in a heartwarming message with dad Prince William.
She said, “Good luck, hope you win. Bye”
William – the FA chairman – added: “We both wish the Lionesses good luck for tonight.
“You’ve done incredibly well in the competition and we’re with you every step of the way.”
Boris Johnson has shared a photo of himself watching the game with his children Wilf and Romy. He tweeted: “We are all gripped here watching the Lionesses! Come on England!”
David Beckham was among England stars past and present wishing the women of today good luck.
He shared a photo of his daughter Harper smashing a ball into the back of the net as he wished the women luck.
The youngster says, “Let’s go girls and take this cup home.”
Beckham added: “Thank you for inspiring my daughter and thank you for inspiring the whole country.”
England captain Harry Kane also shared his support today saying: “Hi Lionesses, just wanted to wish you all the best for today’s game against Germany.
“It’s going to be an incredible experience, an incredible atmosphere at Wembley.
“I can’t wait to be there myself, so I wish you all the best.
“Good luck, go get that win, the whole country is behind you.
“I’m really looking forward to it, so all the best.”
Wayne Rooney also tweeted his support, saying, “Wishing the
@Lionesses good luck today. It’s been an amazing effort so far and there’s only one last game left. Take the opportunity. Go England #Lionesses”.