JUBILANT England fans have packed out pubs and flocked to Wembley to cheer on the heroic Lionesses during tonight’s showpiece Euro’s final.
Supporters started flocking to boozers early this afternoon to cheer on the team, who are on the brink of making women’s football history.
Box Park in Wembley is packed out with excited drinkers cheering the team on.
Wembley Way erupted in a sea of red and white earlier tonight as fans in face paint and flags made their way up to the stadium.
The Lionesses heartbreakingly lost out to Germany in the final of Euro 2009 with a crushing 6-2 defeat.
But a stunning tournament has seen the England team soar through to the final and catapulted women’s football to new heights.
Under Wembley’s famous arch, they will be hoping to bring football home with a first major trophy for the women’s team.
The victory would also be the first football honour for the nation since the men’s 1966 World Cup win.
The nail-biting match kicked off at 5pm – with around 90,000 fans piling in to watch the action.
It’s predicted Brits will spend £46.1million in boozers today with 8.7million pints downed.
Around 7,000 people have headed to London’s Trafalgar Square to watch the action at the designated fan park.
An all-women RAF crew performed a fly-past above Wembley at 4.57pm, immediately after the national anthems were played.
The final is expected to be the most-watched telly event of the year with a record-breaking 19.5 million viewers.
The heroic Lionesses have inspired a generation of girls with their incredible campaign to the Euro 2022 final.
The FA now expects 120,000 more girls to be playing the sport by 2024 due to England’s success.
She said: “Good luck, I hope you win. Bye”
William – the FA President – added: “We both want to wish the Lionesses the best of luck for tonight.
“You’ve done amazingly well in the competition and we’re routing for you all the way.”
Boris Johnson shared a photo of himself watching the game with his children Wilf and Romy. He tweeted: “We are all gripped here watching the Lionesses! Come on England!”
David Beckham was among England stars past and present wishing the women luck today.
He shared a photo of daughter Harper smashing a ball into the back of the net as he wished the women luck.
The youngster says: “Let’s go girls and bring that cup home.”
Beckham added: “Thank you for inspiring my daughter and thank you for inspiring the whole country.”
England captain also Harry Kane shared his support today, saying: “Hi Lionesses, I just wanted to wish you all the best for today’s game against Germany.
“It’s going to be an incredible experience, incredible atmosphere at Wembley.
“I can’t wait to be there myself, so I’m wishing you all the best.
“Good luck, go get that win, the whole country’s behind you.
“Really looking forward to it, so all the best.”
Wayne Rooney also tweeted his support, 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”.