Social Zone Euro 2020 final special: Relive the build-up to England’s biggest game in 55 years

Messages of support flood in for the Three Lions (most notably from Redditch), while the fans get into the party spirit early.

SOCCER: There have been plenty of messages of support for England ahead of the Euro 2020 final.

Here is one of the best:

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SOCCER: And this one, well where to start? The guy on the bike at 44 seconds. Inspiring stuff mate.

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SOCCER: Pace yourselves lads (and lasses), kick-off's not until 8pm.

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SOCCER: Not heard enough of Football's Coming Home yet?

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SOCCER: It's never too early for a bit of controversy, though.

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SOCCER: Ah Gareth, it's been a pleasure, we never doubted you *swiftly deletes all posts relating to the line-up announcement ahead of the Germany game*

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SOCCER: Of all the accolades that are likely to come Gareth Southgate's way should England win Euro 2020, the renaming of a drawbridge for seven whole days is setting a pretty low bar. I hear Redditch, never a town to miss an opportunity, is already thinking of offering Southgate the naming rights for the A441.

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SOCCER: Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jesse Lingard know where they'd rather be. They're hiding it well, though.

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SOCCER: Ah this World Cup-winning trio again. It's a little known fact about the 1966 World Cup that all three played for the same club side. If only I could remember which one it was. It's coming to me, don't tell me, don't tell me…

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SOCCER: Someone's bagged the prime spot on the sofa early.

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SOCCER: We're sorry to inform you that she hasn't managed to get #eurosdogs trending. Or found an England flag for that matter.

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SOCCER: Bloody trains. You pay a fortune and you have a reservation but you still can't get a seat. Seems it's just the same in Brazil as it is in the UK.

This, as if you can't work it out, is Argentina celebrating their Copa America success. Will we see similar scenes on the Jubilee Line this evening?

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