England fans were left bereft on Sunday evening when the Three Lions were defeated in the Euros 2020 final.
Yet celebrity supporters of the team seemed determined to put on a brave face as they departed Wembley Stadium after watching Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka miss penalties like manager Gareth Southgate famously did at the old Wembley stadium in Euro 96.
Leading the way was fashion royalty Kate Moss, who was joined by her daughter Lila and boyfriend Nikolai von Bismarck, while they were followed by actual royalty in the form of the Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George among other famous faces including Stormzy and Guy Richie.
The Three Lions, who had united the nation with their run to the final, saw their Euro 2020 dreams shattered.
The match finished 1-1 after extra time but three missed spot-kicks handed the trophy to the Azzurri and saw England miss out on their first major tournament victory since 1966.
Three Lions fans and players alike were reduced to tears. The stars managed to keep their chins high as they left the event amid mass heartbreak across the country over the result.
Kate kept a stoic face as she left the event in her chic ensemble comprising a loose-fitting grey tee and wide-leg trousers. Inside the event, she posed with David Beckham and Boris Johnson.
Chin up: Leading the way was fashion royalty Kate, who was joined by her daughter Lila and boyfriend Nikolai von Bismarck
Changing faces? Kate and Lila went from giggles and glee in the stands to looking glum as they departed
Brave face: Actual royalty followed on in the form of the Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George among other famous faces including Stormzy and Guy Richie
What loss? Amanda Holden rolled her eyes as she left the building while Mo Farah covered up with a face mask
Amanda Holden was rolling her eyes as she left the building, seemingly dismayed at the result.
Sam Faiers managed to keep a smile in place as she left on the arm of her partner Paul Knightley following the defeat, as she sported a stylish yet comfortable ensemble.
The morning after the match, trains were empty and roads deserted after bereft supporters nursing sore heads stayed at home after England’s Euro 2020 heartbreak with disappointed fans declaring: ‘The whole country is hungover’.
Heartache: England’s Three Lions, who had united the nation with their run to the final, saw their Euro 2020 dreams shattered by Italy last night
On the up: Sam Faiers left hand in hand with her partner Paul Knightley
On the up: Chris Hughes kept a smile on his face while sporting a patriotic bucket hat while Martin Freeman was sporting a flat cap and holding a gift bag
Chic: Guy’s wife Jacqui Ainsley Ritchie looked stylish in a camel coloured ensemble
Sad times: Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie looked downbeat as they left
Heading home: The family looked serious as they stepped out following the excitement of the match
Millions of exhausted school children who stayed up late for extra time and penalties will also be allowed to stay at home until between 10am and 10.30am this morning so they can catch up on some rest.
And football mad bosses have given their staff the morning off or even the entire day at home to recover from the excesses and disappointment of last night after a match that also left many of England’s players in tears.
Grief-stricken England fans are still demanding an extra bank holiday from Boris Johnson, as a day of mourning, with the Prime Minister set to make a decision about an extra day off in August this week.
Devastated: David Beckham looked downhearted as he watched as England lose to Italy
Happy: David fist bumped Tom after England’s early goal in their Euros 2020 final clash against Italy on Saturday night as he led the stars descending upon Wembley for the historic match
Fans: The former footballer, 46, was joined by Kate (second left) and her daughter Lila (left) to watch the match alongside his children Harper, ten, (second right) and Cruz, 16 (far right)
Match: Before heading out to the pitch David and Cruz also posed for pictures with supermodel Kate, 47, as well at the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie
Smart: David and Tom both wore suave navy suits as they watched the match from the stands on Saturday night
Stylish: Coleen Rooney was also in attendance at the event
All the lads: Tom even posed with the PM and Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, ahead of the match
Famous faces: David beamed as he posed for a snap with Carrie and the PM ahead of the match
Soaking it up: Wayne Rooney was seen getting into the football spirit with fans
Cheering the lads on: Former England captain Wayne was seen heading into the stadium ahead of the game
Smile: Amanda Holden looked incredible in a cream tailored suit and white heels for the game, as she arrived with her husband Chris Hughes who cut a suave figure in a black suit and white shirt
Making sure not to miss England’s all-important final, Dec was seen rocking up to Wembley with his wife Ali.
The pair were seen strolling up to the stadium hand-in-hand while sporting black face coverings amid the pandemic.
Cutting a casual figure for the game, Dec was seen sporting a striped T-shirt and dark jeans.
He donned a baseball cap and trainers, while Ali complemented her husband in a chic monochrome outfit.
She paired together a black midi skirt and white tee with a denim jacket.
Showing support: Making sure not to miss England’s all-important final, Dec and wife Ali were seen rocking up to Wembley holding hands
Cheering on: Dec was leading the way as he and Ali prepared to take their seats
In the thick of it: The pair were surrounded by football fans sporting England shirts and flags
Low-key: Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall kept things casual while making a low-key arrival to Wembley to cheer on England
Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall took a break from her girl band duties to cheer on England, as she kept things casual while making a low-key arrival to Wembley.
The Woman Like Me singer stepped out sporting ripped jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt and matching baseball cap.
Jade left her brunette tresses down in drawn-out curls and was rocking a flawless make-up look ahead of the game.
Smitten: Kelly Brook dressed up for the occasion in a gingham wrap dress while her partner Jeremy Parisi cut a dapper figure in a black linen shirt and chinos
In demand: Kelly was seen taking a phone call as the pair made their way into the stands
Happy couple: The duo held hands and were deep in conversation as they arrived
Kelly Brook and her long-time boyfriend Jeremy Parisi were looking loved-up, as the couple, who have been dating since 2015, arrived hand-in-hand.
Kelly dressed up for the occasion in a gingham wrap dress that she paired with woven espadrilles and sunglasses.
Teaming her summery mini dress with a cream clutch bag she toted in one hand, Kelly wore her caramel locks up and back from her face.
She made sure to wear a mask and was seen deep in conversation with her beau as they arrived, with Jeremy looking dapper in a black linen shirt and cream chinos.
Naturally the game drew out former footballing stars, with Rio Ferdinand commanding attention from football fans as he arrived at Wembley.
Rubbing shoulders: Wayne was seen catching up with former England international and Derby County manager David Gill, who is also Vice-President of the UEFA Executive Committee
Centre of attention: Rio Ferdinand was mobbed by fans outside Wembley, with crowd-goers throwing beer around as they crowded around the sports star
Make way: Rio was flanked by security as he made his way up to the stadium
Getting involved: Rio surprised football fans as he stopped for photos
Sporty Spice: Rio’s wife and former TOWIE star Kate Ferdinand was later seen arriving at Wembley to join him and stepped out in tracksuit bottoms and monochrome trainers
Rio, who has been a pundit throughout the European Championship, was mobbed by crowd-goers as he made his way up to the stadium.
The former England player was seen repping his country as he donned an England jacket and got involved with the crowd, as he stopped for photos.
Excited to see the pro, fan-goers mobbed Rio, with one throwing beer around as they surrounded him.
Rio’s wife and former TOWIE star Kate Ferdinand was later seen arriving at Wembley to join him. The reality star, who gave birth to son Cree, who she shares with Rio, in December, channelled her inner Sporty Spice as she stepped out sporting black tracksuit bottoms, a matching cami top and monochrome trainers.
Also spotted at Wembley was Judge Rinder who got into the football spirit by changing into his England shirt among the crowd.
Joining the crowd: Judge Rinder was spotted among the revellers at Wembley
Outfit change: The TV star made a quick outfit change among the crowd as he pulled out his England shirt with his name printed across the back
He ditched his quilted pullover and hoodie for a top inspired by the England flag and with his surname Rinder printed across the back.
Sunday night marked the final of the Euros 2020 and saw England go head-to-head with Italy for the title.
It’s the first time England have ever been in the final of a European championship and the first final they will place in over five decades since their World Cup win in 1966.
Looking the part: He whipped off his black T-shirt to swap it for his England one
Match ready: Judge Rinder came prepared as he pulled on his tee to show his support
Excited: Comedian Matt Lucas gave a thumbs up as he arrived at Wembley
Noel Gallagher was seen taking selfies with fans as he walked into Wembley, before taking his seat in the stadium alongside musician Goldie and Line Of Duty star Stephen Graham.
The trio had a ball as they cheered on England together, before Noel and Goldie were spotted partying the night away with Stormzy and Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger.
Singer Anne-Marie arrived to the ground later in the evening with a male friend clad in an England shirt.
The 2002 hit-maker showcased her edgy style with her chic getup that paired together a checked skirt and collared white sweatshirt.
The stars have been showing their support for England in the build up to Sunday night’s game, as the nation gets behind the team and manager Gareth Southgate as they make history.
Caught on camera: Noel Gallagher was seen making his way into Wembley with eager fans snapping selfies as he walked
Make some noise: Inside the stadium, Oasis star Noel had a ball as he watched the game with musician Goldie (bottom left) and Line of Duty star Stephen Graham (right)
Famous friends: He was later seen partying away his Euros 2020 blues with Stormzy, Goldie and Mick Jagger (pictured L-R)
Game ready: Fashion designer Stella McCartney was sporting England colours for the match
Style savvy: An edgy looking Anne-Marie was later seen arriving to Wembley with a male friend clad in an England shirt
Amongst the celebrities coming to support the team, Boris Johnson and the Queen have also called on England to ‘bring it home’ in personal letters to Gareth Southgate and his ‘band of brothers’ ahead of the Euro 2020 final.