Celebrities thank Gareth Southgate and his boys for giving nation joy

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 The London-born singer watched in the US and after the game shared a picture of herself in an England shirt. She wrote: “You did us so proud! You brought our game home and brought us all together.” Nigella Lawson said: “Congratulations Italy. And thank you Gareth, thank you lads. You made us proud.”

Former EastEnders star Ross Kemp – who documents his footie viewing on social media videos – shared a subdued clip on Twitter.

He said: “So the ride is over.

“It has been a pretty fantastic display by England. Congratulations to Italy.

“England, you have inspired a nation. You have made us feel happy. It’s sad it ended this way but think of all the teams that didn’t make the final.

“I’m pretty sure that I speak for nearly every English fan when I say that we still think that you are a new England side and you can only get better. Thank you England.”

Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom, raised in Canterbury, wrote: “Heads up England! So much to be proud of. You are a team to beat, a team we love and support and a team we respect.”

Pop star Dua Lipa posted a picture of Bukayo Saka, 19, whose saved penalty in the shoot-out meant Italy had won. She wrote: “All the boys made us so proud!”

Ex-Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher tweeted: “Love Saka. I love you kid.” Model Jourdan Dunn posted snaps of the three who missed penalties, and Raheem Sterling, and wrote: “KINGS.”

And Stephen Fry joked: “Alright, football gods, I’ll wait another 55 years then. But I warn you, unless biotech comes up with something impressive, I’ll fairly certainly be dead… Bah, grr, poo and bother.”

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