- Title: UK PM Johnson waves flag for England soccer team
- Date: 9th July 2021
- Summary: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JULY 9, 2021) (REUTERS) BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, BORIS JOHNSON, STANDING OUTSIDE 10 DOWNING STREET WITH ENGLAND FLAD, POSING FOR CAMERAS
- Embargoed: 23rd July 2021 16:28
- Keywords: Boris Johnson Downing Street England Euro 2020 Italy Prime Minister Soccer final
- Location: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
- City: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Europe,Soccer,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA001EL4CN5Z
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held up an England flag on Friday (July 9) in a show of support to the national soccer team ahead of their Euro 2020 final against Italy on Sunday (July 11).
Johnson posed for photographers holding a small St. George's flag, with 10 Downing Street decorated in similar bunting behind.
The prime minister attended England's victorious semi-final against Denmark on Wednesday (June 7) and was seen wearing a replica England shirt under his suit jacket and above his workshirt.
England defeated Denmark 2-1 in the semi-final to progress to the men's team's first major final since winning the World Cup at Wembley against West Germany in 1966.
(Production: Henry Nicholls, Ben Dangerfield)
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