England’s Lionesses will celebrate their Euros victory with thousands of fans in London this morning after bringing home the country’s first major title in 60 years.

The Lionesses beat Germany 2-1 after extra time in front of 87,000 supporters at Wembley Stadium on Sunday (July 31), securing the first major tournament title for the country since 1966.

Up to 7,000 supporters will pack out Trafalgar Square for a free celebratory event on Monday morning (August 1) as they join the team to congratulate them on their Euros win.

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The celebrations in central London will be hosted by former England women’s player Alex Scott from 11am.

The event will see live music, a showing of highlights of the tournament and Q&A with players and manager Sabrina Wiegman before the trophy is lifted.

For those unable to make the event in London, it will be shown live on BBC One and iPlayer from 12.40pm this afternoon.

Yesterday the Queen praised the women’s team for their success, saying in a statement: “My warmest congratulations, and those of my family, go to you all on winning the European Women’s Football Championships.

“It is a significant achievement for the entire team, including your support staff.

“The Championships and your performance in them have rightly won praise.

“However, your success goes far beyond the trophy you have so deservedly earned.

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“You have all set an example that will be an inspiration for girls and women today, and for future generations.

“It is my hope that you will be as proud of the impact you have had on your sport as you are of the result today.”

Last night crowds packed-out North-East venues including Newcastle’s Central Park to watch the gripping game on the big screen.

There were scenes of joy as supporters of all ages danced on table-tops and got behind the Lionesses.

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