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Euro Cup 2020: Fans go from euphoria to despair as England stumble against Italy

Updated : July 12, 2021 08:39 PM IST

England’s last victory at a major international soccer tournament was the 1966 World Cup, before the lifetimes of most people in the country.

.Pictured here: An England fan reacts as crowds gather outside the ground, ahead of the Euro 2020 soccer championship final. (Image: AP)
.Pictured here: An England fan reacts as crowds gather outside the ground, ahead of the Euro 2020 soccer championship final. (Image: AP)
An England fan cheers outside Wembley Stadium in London. (Image: AP)
An England fan cheers outside Wembley Stadium in London. (Image: AP)
England fans cheer during the Euro 2020 final soccer match at Wembley stadium in London.  Fans without tickets stormed past security and gained access to the European Championship final between England and Italy on Sunday. (Image: AP)
England fans cheer during the Euro 2020 final soccer match at Wembley stadium in London.  Fans without tickets stormed past security and gained access to the European Championship final between England and Italy on Sunday. (Image: AP)
England supporters react as they watch the designated fan zone at Trafalgar Square in London during a penalty shootout. Some fans lashed out after the defeat by kicking fences, smashing bottles, overturning garbage bins and fighting with one another.(Image: AP)
England supporters react as they watch the designated fan zone at Trafalgar Square in London during a penalty shootout. Some fans lashed out after the defeat by kicking fences, smashing bottles, overturning garbage bins and fighting with one another.(Image: AP)
England supporters after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final match between England and Italy played at Wembley Stadium. Bottles were thrown as fans left Wembley after the game, and police in riot gear stood by.  (Image: AP)
England supporters after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final match between England and Italy played at Wembley Stadium. Bottles were thrown as fans left Wembley after the game, and police in riot gear stood by.  (Image: AP)
Supporters leave Wembley Stadium after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final match between England and Italy. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday condemned the racist abuse directed at three Black England players who missed their penalties in the team's shootout loss to Italy in the final of the European Championship.(Image: AP)
Supporters leave Wembley Stadium after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final match between England and Italy. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday condemned the racist abuse directed at three Black England players who missed their penalties in the team's shootout loss to Italy in the final of the European Championship.(Image: AP)
England supporters after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final. (Image: AP)
England supporters after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final. (Image: AP)
An England supporter after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final match between England and Italy played at Wembley Stadium. (Image: AP)
An England supporter after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final match between England and Italy played at Wembley Stadium. (Image: AP)
An England supporter at Trafalgar Square in London. (Image: AP)
An England supporter at Trafalgar Square in London. (Image: AP)
England supporters react in the designated fan zone at Trafalgar Square in London. (Image: AP)
England supporters react in the designated fan zone at Trafalgar Square in London. (Image: AP)
England supporters wear flags as they leave after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final. (Image: AP)
England supporters wear flags as they leave after Italy won the Euro 2020 soccer championship final. (Image: AP)
Published : July 12, 2021 02:30 PM IST
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