Harry Kane cheers on Lionesses at Wembley as Wayne Rooney, Gary Lineker and Lord Sugar voice support for the team
- Men’s England captain Harry Kane said that ‘the whole country is behind you’
- He has been spotted cheering on the Lionesses at Wembley for the Euro final
- Wayne Rooney is also supporting the team, wishing them ‘the best of luck’
- Christine McGuinness supported the team saying they are ‘fighting for equality’
- ‘It’s coming home!’ said David Baddiel and Lightning Seeds who wrote the tune
Men’s England football captain Harry Kane has been cheering on the Lionesses at Wembley as they battle Germany in the Euro finals tonight.
The England women’s team have just won the second half of extra time in the final in a tense moment for football fans across the country.
Kane was snapped cheering on the team from the stands at Wembley and he will be hoping along with the rest of the country for England to bring football home.
Harry Kane at Wembley Stadium supporting the Lionesses
Christine McGuinness has also shown support for the Lionesses, posting on Instagram they were ‘Women supporting women’
On twitter earlier today he posted: ‘Hi Lionesses, I just wanted to wish you all the best for today’s game against Germany.
‘It’s just 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.’
Christine McGuinness has also shown support for the Lionesses, posting on Instagram: ‘Women supporting women
‘Going against the grain
‘Doing what they love
‘Believing in themselves
‘Fighting for equality
‘And our country getting behind them shouting “Yes girls”
‘ “COME ON ENGLAND” ‘
Gary Lineker has been cheering on the Lionesses all day as well.
Before the match he posted on Twitter: ‘Wishing all the very best for the final. You’ve been utterly superb in this tournament.
‘One more win and you’ll have footballing immortality. Go make history.’
The Match of the Day Presenter also commented on how the final shows the growth of the women’s game. He said: ‘ A full house at Wembley to watch the Women’s Euro final.
‘It really is amazing to see the growth in the women’s game. Football is, more than ever, the global game.’
He gave a running commentary of the match on his feed, calling Ella Toone’s goal a ‘what a finish’, that was ‘beautifully done’.
After the historic win, he tweeted: ‘The Lionesses have only gone and done it, and Kelly is England’s heroine, bra none.’
Ex-England footballer Wayne Rooney supported the team on Twitter today, saying: ‘Wishing the Lionesses the best of luck today.
‘It’s been an unbelievable effort so far and just one last game to go. Enjoy the occasion. Come on England #Lionesses’
At about 6.50pm Lord Alan Sugar tweeted: ‘Come on Ladies you can do it keep your nerve.’
The Lightning Seeds and David Baddiel, who co-wrote the famous footy anthem with Frank Skinner both tweeted: ‘It’s coming home’ after the Lionesses won the final.
The band tweeted: ‘What a win @Lionesses. It’s Coming Home!!’
Comedian David Baddiel tweeted just ‘It’s…’ during the match at around 6.20pm.
Then an hour later at 7.20pm he tweeted: ‘Coming…’
Less than 15 minutes later the Lionesses won the final, and he completed the famous footballing catchphrase, tweeting: ‘Home.’
He added: ‘In fact it’s come home. A sentence I thought I’d never write. I’ve gone. Thank you Lionesses.’
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