In Pictures: Fans fly the flag for Lionesses ahead of Euro 2022 final
England fans pose for a photo on Wembley Way (Joe Giddens/PA)
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Football fans decorated in red and white converged on Wembley Way in London ahead of England’s Euro 2022 final against old foes Germany.

Around 90,000 people are at London’s Wembley Stadium for the match that could see the Lionesses land their first major trophy in women’s football.

Thousands of other supporters are cheering on the team across the country, including at the Trafalgar Square fan zone.

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumEngland fans Gracie May, eight, and Amelia Lee, six, had their banners ready (Adam Davy/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - James Manning

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumThese fans know which song they will be singing (Adam Davy/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Adam Davy

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumWembley Way was filled with fans more than five hours before kick-off (James Manning/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - James Manning

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumIt was a real family event, with the tournament credited with getting more girls interested in playing football (James Manning/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - James Manning

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumFlags provided a useful windbreak outside the ground (Adam Davy/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Adam Davy

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumThe match kicked off at 5pm but fans were buying souvenirs from early on Sunday (James Manning/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - James Manning

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumThe main road to the stadium is a no-drinking zone due to the chaos that overshadowed last year’s men’s Euro 2020 final (Jonathan Brady/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Jonathan Brady

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumWhile the England men’s Euro 2020 final at Wembley was marred by crowd trouble, this year’s women’s final has attracted a different audience (Adan Davy/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Adam Davy

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumEngland and Germany scarves on sale outside the ground (Joe Giddens/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Joe Giddens

Meanwhile, the atmosphere was building at the fanzone at Trafalgar Square in central London.

Fans watch England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 FinalFans in Trafalgar Square (Aaron Chown/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Aaron Chown

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumAn England fan before the Uefa Women’s Euro 2022 final (Nigel French/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Nigel French

Face-painting meant many England fans were showing their true colours for the big game.

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumAn England fan has a St George’s Cross painted on his face (Nick Potts/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Nick Potts

England v Germany \u2013 UEFA Women\u2019s Euro 2022 \u2013 Final \u2013 Wembley StadiumA young England fan before game (Nigel French/PA)PA Wire/PA Images - Nigel French

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