England fans go wild as Three Lions stun Germany in Euro 2020 Wembley showdown
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England fans are going wild as the Three Lions defeat Germany 2-0 in their Euro 2020 Wembley showdown.
Raheem Sterling and skipper Harry Kane's second half goals won Gareth Southgate's squad a quarter-finals place.
Supporters are now roaring 'Football is Coming Home' across the country.
England will face either Ukraine or Sweden in the quarter finals on Saturday night in Rome.
Football pundit Ian Wright said "what a time to be alive".
Rio Ferdinand added: "We haven't beaten Germany like this, we've got rid of that.
"This will live on forever with these guys, in their memories.
"These guys are playing for their manager and you can see that."
Gary Lineker said in Wembley: "The atmosphere in here, it's something to behold."
Jermaine Jenas, former England midfielder said: "You know what, you've got to be really proud of the players. It's a huge, huge moment for Gareth Southgate.
"The players have to go out there and deliver in such a pressurized situation they put a game plan together and stuck to it, and to a man they were absolutely brilliant."
Pictures show Prince William, Kate Middleton and David Beckham smiling as they rose to give applause to the victorious Three Lions.
In post-match interviews, Raheem Sterling said there was no team England feared going forwards in the tournament.
He said: "Nah, we take it game by game, we'll go away recover and get focused for the next one."
He added: "All round great team performance.
"I celebrated and for half a second I thought let it not be offside and I was really happy it went in."
Alan Shearer added: "England will never never ever have a better opportunity to win in the Euros than they have in this now.
"You cannot ask for anymore than that, with an atmosphere like this."
A smiling Declan Rice said: "Today we created our own bit of history.
"It's incredible. A lot of people if you look at the group stage games have written us off, complaints about the performances, not scoring enough… I think today with a full house everyone had that fire in their belly, for one knock Germany out of the tournament and two, for us to go on to the next round."
Spoon bending psychic Uri Geller – who asked fans to look into his eyes to help the Three Lions win – did not immediately respond to England's victory online.
Stephen Sharples tweeted: "Waiting for Uri Geller to go full John Terry in an England kit and take credit for that Muller miss."
- Euro 2020
- Raheem Sterling
- Harry Kane
- Gareth Southgate
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