England rejoiced on Thursday after a controversial 2-1 win over Denmark in extra time, which will see them play their first European Championship final against Italy at Wembley next Sunday.
More than half a century after winning the World Cup with Gordon Banks, Jack and Bob and Charlton, Bobby Moore or Jeff Hurst, In the end, the “Three Lions” took home the second major title, which is as incredible as it sounds.
At this point, the results apply in the UK, which should be the cradle of fair play values. Few references are made to the controversy, to the bizarre punishment for Raheem Sterling who overthrew Denmark, and to the stealth game of the team of Gareth Southgate, a much younger game development technologist.
The news made the front pages of all newspapers except the Financial Times, and
Competition for publication preference. “England is making history,” the Times wrote, 55 years after England won the 1966 World Cup, their only title. “The Sun” indicated “what could be the best spirit in the world”, reworking the famous Danish beer slogan Carlsberg, while the win for “Daily Star” was considered “the biggest dream ever”. is. “It’s a dream for England,” said the Guardian. In the face of this historic venture, newspapers such as the Daily Mirror and the Daily Express have played with the words “end” and “finally”.
British politicians are very excited. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who wore England’s white jersey at Wembley on Wednesday night, underlined the “great performance of Gareth Southgate’s team”, calling on Twitter to take the trophy “home”.
His finance minister Rishi Sunak described the victory on Sky News as follows
Reminds me of “a wonderful moment for the country” and “what was life like before coronavirus”. In a statement to the BBC, Sunak said it “unites the country” and benefits the economy: pubs have been allowed to stay open longer on Sundays so as not to disappoint the public in the event of an expansion. Can go
Meanwhile, waving the red and white flag of England in one hand and the inseparable beer in the other,
Despite the high number of infections caused by the Delta version, thousands of proud fans celebrated in the square, challenging anti-virus rules.. Some have even climbed onto the roofs of traditional London double-decker buses.
colors of scotland
According to Politico’s post, victory over Italy may cause the government to give up
British Empire (MBE) medal for England manager Southgate and several players.
The atmosphere in Scotland, a British territory with a strong independence movement, was less joyful. Which was dropped from the group stage selection. For the Scottish edition of The Sun, England made it to the final thanks to a ‘controversial penalty kick’, which was halved by captain Harry Kane.
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