Emotional Moment England Star Consoles Sobbing Wife in Crowd After England's Painful Loss to Italy

Emotional Moment England Star Consoles Sobbing Wife in Crowd After England's Painful Loss to Italy, Fred Kennedy
July 12, 2021 at 4:51 PM
  • Harry Kane was classy in defeat when England lost to Italy via the penalty shootouts at the Euro 2020 finals played at Wembley Stadium
  • The Three Lions captain consoled his teammates and his wife and childhood sweetheart at the stands
  • The Tottenham Hotspur striker who had a slow start in the tournament finished with four goals, one shy of Cristiano Ronaldo

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Harry Kane showed great leadership traits as he consoled his teammates after England's penalty shoot-out loss to at Euro 2020 finals.

England star consoles sobbing wife in the crowd after England's painful loss to Italy.
Harry Kane had to comfort his wife in the stands who was crying uncontrollably after England's loss to Italy. Photo by Carl Recine.
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The Tottenham striker was also spotted consoling his teary wife Katy who wished her husband lifted the trophy at the expense of the Italians.

In the build-up to the match, Katy had shared a heartfelt message to her husband expressing how proud she was of him.

Photos of the couples emerged as Kane embraced his childhood sweetheart as she wiped away her tears.

Kane finished the tournament with four goals just one behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Patrik Schick who both finished with five goals.

The Wembley Stadium was thrown into rapturous celebrations after Luke Shaw put England into the lead as early as the second minute.

However, Italy came back in the second half after a goal-mouth scramble from Leonardo Bonucci to send the match into extra time.

There were no goals to settle the contest as it went straight into penalties, with all three England substitutes missed their penalties.

Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford missed their respective spot-kicks but Jordan Pickford put the Three Lions back into the game after saving two penalties from the Italians.

However, Gianluigi Donnaruma saved Bukayo Saka's decisive penalty to give the Azzurri their second ever European title.

Southgate takes responsibility for England loss

Earlier, reported how England boss Gareth Southgate jumped into the defence of his wards following his side's defeat to Italy.

Southgate suggested he was entirely responsible for the result at Wembley Stadium.

“That’s my decision to give him that penalty, that’s totally my responsibility. It’s not him or Marcus or Jadon, we work together, we work through them in training, that’s the order we came to," he said.

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