Beaming Prince William presents the Lionesses with the Euro’s trophy

The Duke of Cambridge was beaming tonight as he gave England captain Leah Williamson a heartfelt hug after the Lionesses victory in opposition to Germany

Prince William, 40, who despatched a candy video of encouragement to the staff along with his daughter Princess Charlotte, seven, this morning, was there to have a good time with the staff, who snatched the Girls’s Euro title after successful 2-1 in opposition to Germany at Wembley tonight. 

The royal was all smiles as he shook the palms of the gamers, gave captain Leah Williamson a hug, and had phrases of reward for Chloe Kelly who scored the decisive purpose in opposition to the opposing staff throughout additional time. 

His grandmother the Queen led the reward, telling the staff in an announcement ‘You might have all set an instance that might be an inspiration for women and girls at the moment, and for future generations’.

Prince William, 40, gave England captain Leah Williamson a heartfelt hug after the Lionesses' victory against Germany tonight

Prince William, 40, gave England captain Leah Williamson a heartfelt hug after the Lionesses’ victory in opposition to Germany tonight 

The royal was beaming as he shook hands with Beth Mead, who put on a fierce battle during tonight's game

The royal was beaming as he shook palms with Beth Mead, who placed on a fierce battle throughout tonight’s sport 

The Duke of Cambridge could not contain his excitement as he shook the hands of all the players

The Duke of Cambridge couldn’t include his pleasure as he shook the palms of all of the gamers 

It had been a tense 90 minutes with flying tackles and yellow playing cards peppering a highly-energetic match, watched by Prince William within the crowd.

However the introduction of Ella Toone regarded to have settled it after she broke to fizz a shot previous helpless German keeper Merle Frohms watched by a file 87,192 within the stadium.

However there was heartbreak minutes later as Magull labored her manner into place to equalise, devastating England followers throughout the nation.

With solely ten minutes left, the sport was left balancing on a knife edge with the final word prize at stake.

The Duke of Cambridge handed the trophy to a beaming Leah Williamson as the team celebrated their victory tonight

The Duke of Cambridge handed the trophy to a beaming Leah Williamson because the staff celebrated their victory tonight 

The royal went in for a hug as he congratulated captain Leah Williamson for the win against Germany tonight

The royal went in for a hug as he congratulated captain Leah Williamson for the win in opposition to Germany tonight 

Prince William also congratulating the losing team for making it to the final of the tournament tongiht

Prince William additionally congratulating the shedding staff for making it to the ultimate of the event tongiht 

Prince William, 40, who sent a sweet video of encouragement to the team with his daughter Princess Charlotte, seven, this morning, was there to celebrate with the team, who snatched the Women's Euro title after winning 2-1 against Germany at Wembley

Prince William, 40, who despatched a candy video of encouragement to the staff along with his daughter Princess Charlotte, seven, this morning, was there to have a good time with the staff, who snatched the Girls’s Euro title after successful 2-1 in opposition to Germany at Wembley

A proud Duke of Cambridge looked on as England celebrated their well-deserved win tonight at Wembley

A proud Duke of Cambridge regarded on as England celebrated their well-deserved win tonight at Wembley 

William also shook heads with Head Coach Sarina Wiegman and congratulated her for the win tonight

William additionally shook heads with Head Coach Sarina Wiegman and congratulated her for the win tonight 

The stalemate couldn’t be damaged, going into one other agonising 30 extra minutes of additional time which at first had produced nothing extra.

However Kelly was not about to let the sport go to penalties and picked the largest stage on the planet to provide her first ever worldwide purpose.

She dominated German keeper Frohms to propel England to a 2-1 lead and set the sport past any doubt.

Tonight in an announcement The Queen stated the ladies would go down in historical past and be icons of sport.

Lauren Hemp and Chloe Kelly, who scored the decisive goal against Germany in overtime, where ecstatic as they celebrated

Lauren Hemp and Chloe Kelly, who scored the decisive purpose in opposition to Germany in additional time, the place ecstatic as they celebrated 

Head coach Sarina Wiegman and her team also got to hold the tournament's trophy after England's win

Head coach Sarina Wiegman and her staff additionally obtained to carry the event’s trophy after England’s win 

Forward Fran Kirby, who played an instrumental roal in tonight's game, raised her hand to the sky as she held the trophy

Ahead Fran Kirby, who performed an instrumental roal in tonight’s sport, raised her hand to the sky as she held the trophy 

She stated: ‘My warmest congratulations, and people of my household, go to you all on successful the European Girls’s Soccer Championships.

‘It’s a vital achievement for the complete staff, together with your help workers.

‘The Championships and your efficiency in them have rightly received reward.

‘Nonetheless, your success goes far past the trophy you will have so deservedly earned.

‘You might have all set an instance that might be an inspiration for women and girls at the moment, and for future generations.

‘It’s my hope that you’ll be as pleased with the affect you will have had in your sport as you’re of the end result at the moment.’

Prince William and his daughter Princess Charlotte led the nation in wishing good luck to the England girls’s staff head of their Euro 2022 ultimate in opposition to Germany at Wembley tonight.

The Duke of Cambridge posted a video to his official Twitter account this morning by which he and Charlotte shared their help for the Lionesses.

The royal warmly shook the hand of Arsenal forward Beth Mead after England's victory tonight

The royal warmly shook the hand of Arsenal ahead Beth Mead after England’s victory tonight  

William put on an animated display tonight as he watched the team battle it out against Germany

William placed on an animated show tonight as he watched the staff battle it out in opposition to Germany 

‘We each wish to want the lionesses the very best of luck tonight, you’ve got finished amazingly properly within the competitors and we’re rooting for you all the way in which!’ Will exclaimed, earlier than Charlotte chipped in: ‘Good luck, I hope you win. Bye!’

The royal present of help got here after England males’s captain Harry Kane posted a social media message of help for the Lionesses, who will face the Germans for the European championship crown this night.

Tottenham Hotspur ace Kane led England’s males to the Euro 2020 ultimate within the rescheduled competitors in 2021, with Gareth Southgate’s aspect shedding to Italy on penalties.

Kane stated in a video posted on Twitter: ‘Hello Lionesses, I simply wished to want you all the very best for at the moment’s sport in opposition to Germany.

Fans are seen waiving England flags as they come to cheer on the Lionesses' at Boxpark Wembley before the match

Followers are seen waiving England flags as they arrive to cheer on the Lionesses’ at Boxpark Wembley earlier than the match

Fans cheer at Boxpark Wembley before the kick off at 5pm when England faces Germany in the Women's Euro 2022 final

Followers cheer at Boxpark Wembley earlier than the kick off at 5pm when England faces Germany within the Girls’s Euro 2022 ultimate

England's Lionesses pictured as they celebrate their first goal during Tuesday's 4-0 match against Sweden

England’s Lionesses pictured as they have a good time their first purpose throughout Tuesday’s 4-0 match in opposition to Sweden

England fans pose for a photo on Wembley Way ahead of the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 final at Wembley Stadium on July 31

England followers pose for a photograph on Wembley Method forward of the UEFA Girls’s Euro 2022 ultimate at Wembley Stadium on July 31

England fans Gracie May, 8, and Amelia Lee, 6 pose on Wembley Way before the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 final at Wembley

England followers Gracie Might, 8, and Amelia Lee, 6 pose on Wembley Method earlier than the UEFA Girls’s Euro 2022 ultimate at Wembley

The Duke of Cambridge posted a video to his official Twitter account this morning in which he and Charlotte shared their support for the Lionesses

The Duke of Cambridge posted a video to his official Twitter account this morning by which he and Charlotte shared their help for the Lionesses

Fans are pictured arriving yesterday at Wembley Way before the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 final at Wembley Stadium

Followers are pictured arriving yesterday at Wembley Method earlier than the UEFA Girls’s Euro 2022 ultimate at Wembley Stadium

A woman holds a sign saying English professional footballer Beth Mead is 'on fire' and saying 'your defence is terrified' among several women also holding up England fans before the kick off with Germany

A girl holds an indication saying English skilled footballer Beth Mead is ‘on fireplace’ and saying ‘your defence is terrified’ amongst a number of girls additionally holding up England followers earlier than the kick off with Germany 

England men's captain Harry Kane also shared a video message in support of the women ahead of their final against Germany tonight

Arsenal and England's Bukayo Saka was another footballer who took to Twitter to share a message of encouragement

England stars Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka shared a video message in help of the ladies forward of their ultimate tonight

England Girls’s staff’s recipe for yesterday’s ultimate 

The England Lionesses have their very own devoted staff of cooks getting ready meals – with beans on toast a giant winner among the many staff.

Three cooks on the Lensbury Resort have been assigned to arrange meals for the squad, ensuring they aren’t solely nutritious however offering vitality for the twice every day coaching periods.

Favorite meals choices chosen by the staff embody grilled hen and pasta dishes with the menu fastidiously ready by a nutritionist assigned to the squad by the FA.

However striker Bethany England has revealed hers – and most of the staff’s favorite pre-match meal – is beans on toast.

‘It’s not on the same old menu on the Lensbury and we don’t even serve baked beans with any of our meals, however this was a selected request,’ stated a supply on the resort.

‘It’s a giant favorite with the staff – maybe the key ingredient that may assist them win the ultimate’

The staff even have the selection of selecting from the common menu served on the Lensbury with meals reminiscent of fish and chips and steamed pollock.

There may be additionally a alternative of 5 salads with quite a few vegetarian choices, together with a falafel burger.

These gamers on the lookout for a candy repair might selected from Banana cut up or sticky toffee pudding among the many deserts.

The Lensbury – which boasts former Arsenal striker Paul Merson as a member – may have hosted the England staff for nearly a month by Sunday night.

‘It will be an unbelievable expertise, unbelievable ambiance at Wembley.

‘I am unable to wait to be there myself, so I am wishing you all the very best.

‘Good luck, go get that win, the entire nation’s behind you.

‘Actually wanting ahead to it, so all the very best.’

Arsenal and England’s Bukayo Saka was one other footballer who took to Twitter to share a message of encouragement.

‘To our Lionesses, I simply wish to say, you recognize, it has been such a pleasure to observe you over the course of the event,’ the 20-year-old Gunner stated.

‘You have been a pleasure to observe and I am actually wanting ahead to Sunday to see you all make historical past. So only a fast message to say we’re all supporting you and wishing you all the very best.’ 

Method One driver George Russell, who will begin on pole place for the primary time in his profession at yesterday’s Hungarian Grand Prix after an unbelievable exhibiting in qualifying yesterday, was additionally amongst these sending their help.

He wrote on Twitter: ‘Better of luck to the @Lionesses at the moment!’

England’s girls’s cricket staff – who’re presently competing on the Commonwealth Video games – chipped in with extra properly needs.

In a video posted on England Cricket’s Twitter feed, captain Heather Knight – who lifted the Girls’s World Cup at Lord’s in 2017 – had some recommendation for Lionesses skipper Leah Williamson.

She stated: ‘Leah, there’s nothing higher than captaining your aspect in a house ultimate. Embrace it, benefit from the second, maintain everybody calm, maintain passing out from the again such as you do for the Arsenal and you are going to be nice.

‘Better of luck women. We’re all behind you. Come on England.’

And in a message to the ladies’s staff and their supervisor Sarina Wiegman, Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote: ‘On behalf of the entire nation, I wish to want you all the perfect of luck in at the moment’s ultimate.

‘Your ardour for the sport, your tenacity in tough spots and above all of your astounding expertise on the pitch have already created a summer time of incredible recollections for tens of millions of us.

‘You’ll be able to see it within the sold-out stadia, within the packed fan zones, within the babies dancing wildly to Candy Caroline and the TV viewing figures which have seen data crumbling as comprehensively as Sweden’s defence did within the semi-final.

‘In any pleasure, it’s the lionesses who ruthlessly hunt as a staff and produce their prize again dwelling, and I’m certain that would be the case in opposition to Germany.’

The Lionesses will face the Germans for the European championship crown this evening

The Lionesses will face the Germans for the European championship crown this night

A fan is seen wearing a Lionesses' mask in support of the England team outside the Wembley Stadium before the match

A fan is seen carrying a Lionesses’ masks in help of the England staff exterior the Wembley Stadium earlier than the match

England fan Edith, 11, poses on Wembley Way at Wembley Way before the UEFA Women's Euro 2022

England fan Edith, 11, poses on Wembley Method at Wembley Method earlier than the UEFA Girls’s Euro 2022

England fans queue to get into the Wembley fan park ahead of the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 final at Wembley Stadium

England followers queue to get into the Wembley fan park forward of the UEFA Girls’s Euro 2022 ultimate at Wembley Stadium

Football fever has hit Wembley Stadium this afternoon as fans line up to buy merchandise to remember the historic game

Soccer fever has hit Wembley Stadium this afternoon as followers line as much as purchase merchandise to recollect the historic sport

A young England fan poses on Wembley Way before the UEFA Women's Euro 2022

A younger England fan poses on Wembley Method earlier than the UEFA Girls’s Euro 2022

England fans are seen outside the Wembley Stadium before the match with flags and face paint showing their support

England followers are seen exterior the Wembley Stadium earlier than the match with flags and face paint exhibiting their help

England fans pictured in packed out Boxpark Wembley before the match as they clamour to be part of the action

England followers pictured in packed out Boxpark Wembley earlier than the match as they clamour to be a part of the motion 

In a message to the women's team and their manager Sarina Wiegman, Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote: 'On behalf of the whole country, I want to wish you all the very best of luck in today's final'

In a message to the ladies’s staff and their supervisor Sarina Wiegman, Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote: ‘On behalf of the entire nation, I wish to want you all the perfect of luck in at the moment’s ultimate’

In a video posted on England Cricket's Twitter feed, captain Heather Knight - who lifted the Women's World Cup at Lord's in 2017 - had some advice for Lionesses skipper Leah Williamson

In a video posted on England Cricket’s Twitter feed, captain Heather Knight – who lifted the Girls’s World Cup at Lord’s in 2017 – had some recommendation for Lionesses skipper Leah Williamson

Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer stated his daughter was amongst these impressed by the staff.

He stated: ‘As a mum or dad, I understand how very important it’s to see sturdy, profitable position fashions in sport.

‘What you and your staff have completed this summer time is not going to simply be celebrated as an awesome second for English soccer however as one which inspired and impressed younger girls like my very own daughter.’

In the course of the Altering of the Guard exterior Buckingham Palace, British military servicemen carried out a rendition of Neil Diamond’s ‘Candy Caroline’ in a rousing video posted on Twitter. 

Different celebrities to want the Lionesses properly included David Beckham, Gary Neville, Geri Halliwell, Amanda Holden and Alan Carr

England’s highly-anticipated conflict in opposition to Germany is anticipated to attract within the largest dwelling TV viewers on file for a girls’s soccer match.

Some 90,000 followers are because of fill Wembley Stadium – most hoping to observe the Lionesses safe the primary main event title for an England staff since 1966 – whereas tens of millions extra watch from properties, pubs and fan zones.

The file variety of UK viewers for a girls’s sport is 9 million, which was set throughout England’s semi-final defeat by the US within the 2019 World Cup, in line with the scores organisation Barb.

Forward of the 5pm kick-off on Sunday, an all-female RAF flypast will take to the skies.

Flanked by two Hurricane fighter jets, a C-130 Hercules transport plane crewed by three girls will soar over the north-west London area.

A nation gripped by roar emotion for girls’s staff on cusp of immortality: Countdown to Lionesses’ Euro 2022 ultimate in opposition to Germany begins

By Molly Clayton for the Mail on Sunday 

The final time England’s girls’s soccer staff performed a championship ultimate on dwelling soil, it was on a mud-bath pitch in entrance of near-empty stands.

However the nation’s new-found darlings, the Lionesses, are anticipated to be watched by 15 million TV viewers.

The distinction between a staff that might be launched to Prince William at Wembley and their predecessors who performed in that sport in 1984 at an unheralded floor in south Bedfordshire is symbolic, too, of the immense modifications which have taken place in British society. Girls’s soccer has captured the general public’s creativeness.

Actually, the enjoyment the Lionesses have introduced lately could possibly be stated to have matched the response to something the boys’s squad has finished.

Boris Johnson encapsulated the feelgood issue yesterday when he praised the staff in a message forward of the Euro 2022 ultimate in opposition to Germany.

FLYING THE FLAG: Forward Beth Mead, who scored against Sweden on Tuesday, at the England camp yesterday

FLYING THE FLAG: Ahead Beth Mead, who scored in opposition to Sweden on Tuesday, on the England camp yesterday

Alessia Russo of England celebrates after scoring her side's third goal during the UEFA Women's Euro England 2022 Semi Final match between England and Sweden/Belgium at Bramall Lane on July 26, 2022 in Sheffield

Alessia Russo of England celebrates after scoring her aspect’s third purpose in the course of the UEFA Girls’s Euro England 2022 Semi Closing match between England and Sweden/Belgium at Bramall Lane on July 26, 2022 in Sheffield

Not afraid of some needle 

Seven of the England squad have tattoos. Lucy Bronze has a number of on her wrist, together with stars she had inked after her US faculty staff received the nationwide title in 2009.

Millie Shiny has the eyes of a tiger and a lotus leaf on her arm. Beth England has a number of on her leg – one reads: ‘Life’s a bet so benefit from the sport.’

Leah Williamson has linked palms beneath her ribs and a sword on her hip, whereas Rachel Daly has ‘ardour’, ‘braveness’ and ‘want’ on a bicep.

Keira Walsh and Fran Kirby have additionally been inked.

He stated: ‘Your ardour for the sport, your tenacity in tough spots and above all of your astounding expertise on the pitch have already created a summer time of incredible recollections for tens of millions of us.

‘In any pleasure it’s the lionesses who ruthlessly hunt as a staff and produce their prize again dwelling, and I’m certain that would be the case in opposition to Germany.

‘However no matter occurs at Wembley, I do know that, the subsequent morning, the pitches and playgrounds and parks of this nation might be crammed as by no means earlier than with women and girls who know past any shadow of a doubt that soccer isn’t just for boys – it truly is for everybody.’

Tickets for the ultimate bought out earlier than the event started. Some have since been resold for nearly 20 occasions their authentic value.

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are anticipated on the sport with daughter Princess Charlotte, seven – a eager participant who is alleged to be ‘actually good in purpose’.

After England’s semi-final win, Prince William congratulated the staff, saying: ‘The complete nation is so pleased with all the pieces you’re attaining. We consider in you and might be with you all the way in which!’

When England, who’ve by no means received the event, performed that ultimate in 1984, some gamers’ husbands had been unable to hitch the gang of two,500 at Luton City’s Kenilworth Street floor as a result of they might not afford the transport. The sport solely had halves of 35 minutes as a substitute of 45 and a smaller ball than that performed with by males was used.

Former England goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain describes tonight’s sport as ‘essentially the most romantic ultimate as a soccer fan that you may want for’.

Football fan Amelia Sowden from Ilkley inside the Fan zone on June 26

Soccer fan Amelia Sowden from Ilkley contained in the Fan zone on June 26

The Sander-Powell family from Taughton are photographed from inside the Fan zone

The Sander-Powell household from Taughton are photographed from contained in the Fan zone

Tess Dolan, 8, has become an Internet sensation after being filmed dancing at the England Women's game last night in Sheffield, pictured at her home in West Yorks, July 27

Tess Dolan, 8, has turn out to be an Web sensation after being filmed dancing on the England Girls’s sport final night time in Sheffield, pictured at her dwelling in West Yorks, July 27

Quite a few celebrities and sportspeople have despatched their greatest needs to the Lionesses. Method 1’s Lewis Hamilton stated: ‘Thanks a lot for all the unbelievable, inspirational work that you simply’re doing. Every thing you’re doing is so empowering for younger women, for younger folks usually. It’s so inspiring.’

The British Beer and Pub Affiliation predicted that ten million pints, value £40 million, can be drunk yesterday because the nation prays for the top of the proverbial ‘56 years of damage’ – the interval since Bobby Moore’s England staff received the World Cup in 1966.

Regardless of clamour in some quarters for a particular one-off financial institution vacation if the Lionesses win, the Authorities has dominated that out.

Greater than 11 million watched England’s semi-final win over Sweden on Tuesday. At half-time yesterday, the Nationwide Grid Electrical energy System Operator anticipated a surge in demand to 400 megawatts as viewers activate kettles for a cuppa, after which one other 550MW at full-time – the equal of 144,000 lightbulbs being turned on without delay.

The sport kicked off at 5pm and was broadcast on free-to-air TV on BBC1, on BBC iPlayer or on the BBC Sport web site.

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