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In pictures: England suffer agonising penalty shoot-out defeat to Italy

Italy v England – UEFA Euro 2020 Final – Wembley Stadium
(Image credit: Nick Potts)

Italy beat England on penalties to win the Euro 2020 final at Wembley.

Here, the PA news agency picks out the best pictures from the final.

England fans climb aboard a bus outside the ground several hours before kick off

England fans climb aboard a bus outside the ground several hours before kick off (Zac Goodwin/PA)

Fans gathered at Wembley

Fans gathered at Wembley (Zac Goodwin/PA)

David Baddiel, Frank Skinner and Lighting Seeds with Sir Geoff Hurst performing their song Three Lions’ at a special gig for England fans ahead of the Euro 2020 final

David Baddiel, Frank Skinner and Lighting Seeds with Sir Geoff Hurst performing their song Three Lions’ at a special gig for England fans ahead of the Euro 2020 final (David Parry/PA)

Gareth Southgate and the England squad leaving the team hotel to head to Wembley

Gareth Southgate and the England squad leaving the team hotel to head to Wembley (Jonathan Brady/PA)

England fans cheer the bus leaving the hotel

England fans cheer the bus leaving the hotel (Jonathan Brady/PA)

The squad walked out at Wembley

The squad walked out at Wembley (Mike Egerton/PA)

Wembley Way was a sea of England fans

Wembley Way was a sea of England fans (Zac Goodwin/PA)

England fans were also watching at BOXPARK Croydon

England fans were also watching at BOXPARK Croydon (Ashley Western/PA)

The closing ceremony took place before kick-off

The closing ceremony took place before kick-off (Mike Egerton/PA)

The Duchess of Cambridge alongside the Duke of Cambridge (right) in the stands

The Duchess of Cambridge alongside the Duke of Cambridge (right) in the stands (Mike Egerton/PA)

Luke Shaw opened the scoring after just two minutes with his first England goal

Luke Shaw opened the scoring after just two minutes with his first England goal (Mike Egerton/PA)

England fans celebrate the opener

England fans celebrate the opener (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Italy dominated the second half and got their reward when Leonardo Bonucci bundled in from a corner

Italy dominated the second half and got their reward when Leonardo Bonucci bundled in from a corner (PA Wire)

England fans react in the stands after Italy’s Bonucci's equaliser

England fans react in the stands after Bonucci’s equaliser for Italy (Nick Potts/PA)

Where do you think you are going? Giorgio Chiellini (left) stops Bukayo Saka in his tracks

Where do you think you are going? Giorgio Chiellini (left) stops Bukayo Saka in his tracks (Nick Potts/PA)

The tension ramped up as the final moved into extra time

The tension ramped up as the final moved into extra time (Martin Rickett/PA)

And penalties...

And penalties… (Martin Rickett/PA)

Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho (pictured) missed their spot-kicks

Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho (pictured) missed their spot-kicks (Mike Egerton/PA)

Gianluigi Donnarumma saved from Bukayo Saka to win Euro 2020 for Italy

Gianluigi Donnarumma saved from Bukayo Saka to win Euro 2020 for Italy (Mike Egerton/PA)

England fans at BOXPARK Croydon react as England lose on penalties

England fans at BOXPARK Croydon react as England lose on penalties (Ashley Weestern/PA)

England manager Gareth Southgate consoles his players after the defeat

England manager Gareth Southgate consoles his players after the defeat (Mike Egerton/PA)

Italy fans celebrating in Soho, London

Italy fans celebrating in Soho, London (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

It was a different story for England fans in Croydon

It was a different story for England fans in Croydon (Ashley Western/PA)

Giorgio Chiellini lifts the UEFA Euro 2020 Trophy

Giorgio Chiellini lifts the UEFA Euro 2020 Trophy (Mike Egerton/PA)