Today’s Euro 2022 final between England and Germany has set a new attendance record after 87,192 spectators attended Wembley to cheer on the Lionesses.
Sarina Wiegman’s side have gripped the nation with their run to the final and the tournament’s already set a number of records, with overall attendances almost double the previous best.
The tournament opener at Old Trafford broke the individual attendance record for the Women’s Euros, with 68,871 watching England beat the Netherlands.
The previous attendance record for a Euro’s fixture – either men’s or women’s – was set in 1964 when 79,115 spectators watching Spain against the Soviet Union at the Bernabeu in Madrid.
However, that figure was smashed today as over 87,000 people packed into England’s national stadium to watch the final.
England took the lead twenty minutes from time when Ella Toone lifted the ball over the onrushing Frohms to send the crowd into raptures.
However, the home side retreated after the opener and allowed Germany back into the final.
The visitors took full advantage when Magull expertly converted a cross at the near post to take the final to extra-time.
After a nervous first period of extra-time in north-west London, substitute Chloe Kelly was on hand to bundle home a winner ten minutes from time.
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