It’s only football, but I like it! Sir Mick Jagger leads list of celebrities in the stands supporting the Three Lions
- Rolling Stones frontman spotted watching England in the stands with son Lucas
- He was pictured smiling as Kieran Trippier took England 1-0 up against Croatia
- At other times he appeared apprehensive, mirroring the nation’s nerves today
Mick Jagger was among the thousands of fans cheering on England as they went 1-0 up against Croatia.
The Rolling Stones singer was seen enjoying the match at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, where Kieran Trippier took the Three Lions into the lead with a free kick.
The frontman was spotted smiling alongside his 19-year-old son, Lucas, whose mother is Brazilian model Luciana Morad.
The Rolling Stones singer was spotted smiling alongside his 19-year-old son, Lucas, whose mother is Brazilian model Luciana Morad
The singer wears an apprehensive expression as the nation waited nervously this afternoon for tonight’s game
At other times he appeared apprehensive after an afternoon of nerves for England fans across the country.
Other celebrities are closely following tonight’s match, with singer Cheryl revealing she missed the start, tweeting: ‘I got in 10 minutes late and already missed a goal!? come on England!!!’
Louis Tomlinson cheers the Three Lions in a retro jacket while watching in Hyde Park, London
Back in England, singer Louis Tomlinson was spotted cheering on the team while watching in Hyde Park, London.
Piers Morgan posted a string of messages on Twitter as the game got under way. He said: ‘England are all over them. We’re a better team. Stronger, faster, better organised. We can do this. We will do this.’
After the first goal, Morgan wrote: ‘BOOOOOM!!!!!!!! 1-0 ENGLAND. What a start – Trippier you beauty!’
Supporters turned the Moscow’s Red Square red white and blue ahead of the World Cup semi-final, which is England’s first in 28 years.
The winner’s of tonight’s match face France in the finals after they defeated Belgium yesterday.