England beat Germany: how social media reacted

Last update on. From the section FootballHarry Kane achieved the goal he was looking for.For the first time since 1966, England has beaten Germany in a major tournament. Is it coming home, or is it?Although it took some time to get started, Gareth Southgate's team finally won a historic victory that will take them to the quarterfinals.It's big news.This is how it happened on social media.The big dayEngland has been a perennial bridesmaid in major tournament encounters. They were always asked if they would find their happily ever after.The old guard was readyBefore the match, some of the older boys shared their favorite memories from this fixture.Peter Crouch was able to get into the spirit of things in his own unique way.The stadium rockersFrank Skinner and David Baddiel - both of fame for the 'Three Lions,' were present in the house.Split your allegianceThe incredibly convincing Jurgen Klopp-like was seen mixing the kit with England fans before kick-off. It may have been almost impossible to miss the entire kit.Translation lostSome people were confused by the German response to England's announcement of its line-up.Pickford: Big savingsTimo Werner had the chance to win the first half, but Jordan Pickford was able to rise to the occasion.Kane and able?Harry Kane didn't participate in the first period despite some promising build up play. He made a huge impact in the second half.Experience at the benchFans began calling for older heads to join the team in midfield.Nicht 19 for everYoung Bukayo Saka was the main spark in England's opening period.Jad-onThere were no real chances of any changes at the half-time break, and there was little to no chance for them to make any. Jadon Sancho was urged by someone who is most familiar with him.Choose from the whole lotPickford made another outstanding save in the second period.The Holy GrealJack Grealish was called on in the 70th minute to big applause. He is also admired by many across the pond.Sterling's value continues to riseJust as it seemed impossible to achieve normal time, Raheem Sterling created a brilliant team goal that he both began and completed.Although there were doubts about his inclusion in the tournament, he kept delivering. Sterling was the second player to score all three of England's goals at major tournaments, such as the World Cup or Euros. Gary Lineker was the last player to achieve this feat at the 1986 World Cup.Kane leaves his markWith four minutes left, substitute Grealish made a beautiful cross to give Kane the tournament goal he had been waiting for.It may be coming homeThe final whistle sounded and England advanced to the quarter-final. This begs the question: It could be home.All roads lead to Rome.