England have been hailed as heroes who ought to be “so proud” of themselves for his or her efforts in reaching their first main last in additional than half a century.
In a nail-biting last of the Euros, the Three Lions confronted an agonising defeat in a penalty shootout at Wembley.
Prince William, who was on the match with the Duchess of Cambridge and their son Prince George, urged the gamers to “maintain your heads excessive”.
In a tweet from the KensingtonRoyal account, signed W, the Duke of Cambridge congratulated the Italian soccer workforce on their win.
He wrote: “Heartbreaking. Congratulations @Azzurri on an important victory. @England, you’ve got all come to this point, however sadly this time it wasn’t our day. You’ll be able to all maintain your heads excessive, and be so pleased with yourselves – I do know there’s extra to return.”
Heartbreaking. Congratulations @Azzurri on an important victory.
@England, you’ve all come to this point, however sadly this time it wasn’t our day. You’ll be able to all maintain your heads excessive, and be so pleased with yourselves — I do know there’s extra to return. W
— The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@KensingtonRoyal) July 11, 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was additionally on the match together with his spouse Carrie, tweeted: “That was a heartbreaking consequence to finish #Euro2020 however Gareth Southgate and his @England squad performed like heroes.
“They’ve carried out the nation proud and deserve nice credit score.”
Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer despatched his commiserations to a workforce that demonstrates “the perfect of our nation”.
He tweeted: “Heartbreaking. On and off the pitch, this workforce is the perfect of our nation. They’ve carried out us proud.”
Liberal Democrat chief Ed Davey wrote: “Wonderful workforce, superb match, very proud”.
Liam Gallagher and Stephen Fry had been among the many stars sending commiserations to the England workforce.
Oasis singer Gallagher despatched a message of help to 19-year-old Bukayo Saka, who took the ultimate penalty, which was saved by Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.
He tweeted merely: “Love saka.”
He added: “It is all good Bruv I like you child we go and smash the World Cup. It’s what it it’s.”
Congratulations Italy. And thanks Gareth, thanks lads. You made us proud
— Nigella Lawson (@Nigella_Lawson) July 11, 2021
Fry wrote : “Alright, soccer gods, I am going to wait one other 55 years then. However I warn you, except biotech comes up with one thing spectacular, I am going to pretty actually be lifeless…
“Bah, grr, poo and hassle.”
Singer Rebecca Ferguson tweeted: “Properly carried out England and congratulations Italy It was an in depth recreation and the gamers performed effectively!
“Sending like to our England workforce, you probably did us all proud Do not feel down all people is pleased with you.”
Singer Adele watched the ultimate from the US and shared an image exhibiting her in her England shirt after the sport.
“You probably did us so proud!” Adele wrote. “You introduced our recreation house and introduced us all collectively.”
Dua Lipa stated she was watching the sport throughout a video shoot and shared an image of her impromptu arrange.
After Italy had been declared champions, the pop star posted an image of Saka and wrote: “All of the boys made us so proud!!!!! Properly carried out on such an important recreation!
“We love you England we’ll carry it house quickly sufficient.”
Actor Idris Elba shared an image of Saka whereas mannequin Jourdan Dunn posted snaps of all of the gamers who failed to attain a penalty, in addition to Raheem Sterling, and wrote: “KINGS.”
Tom Felton, who performed Draco Malfoy within the Harry Potter movies, shared a selfie of him wanting blue in his England shirt and wrote: “YeUgGHhh.”
He additionally congratulated Italy.