Italy crowned European champions over England

This was the moment Italy's Gianluigi Donnarumma saved a second England penalty kick to clinch the European Championship on Sunday in a 3-2 shootout win after an extra-time draw at one goal each at Wembley Stadium.

Fans in Rome poured into the streets and launched fireworks to celebrate their first European Championship since 1968.

In London, stunned fans looked on in horror, England's latest heartbreak in shootouts at a major tournament.

ENGLAND FAN, ROSS HANDLE: "It never is when it goes to penalties, is it. It never goes according to plan. It's heartbreak, man. It's... can't. I literally... We've come so far."

ENGLAND FAN, JOHN FITZPATRICK: "I'm lost for words. I'm literally lost for words."

It was a different scene after just two minutes into the match, when England's Luke Shaw scored to give his team an early lead.

But Italy gradually took command and scored a tying goal after 67 minutes.

It was the first final to be decided on penalties since 1976 and was wildly celebrated in Italy after losing in the final in 2000 and 2012.

ITALY FAN STEFANO GUCCI: "It's incredible, it's incredible!"

Sunday's win was the first major international success for Italian soccer since the 2006 World Cup victory and was widely seen as a rebound from the failure of not qualifying for the last World Cup.

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