Ahead of the Euro 96 classic being re-aired on ITV, we imagined how Piers Morgan, Liam Gallagher and more would have reacted on social media at the time.
Ahead of England’s classic Euro 96 semi-final against Germany being re-aired on ITV, we looked back at the match and imagined what would have happened had Twitter existed at the time.
Here’s how we think Piers Morgan, Liam Gallagher, Mel C and other celebrities would have reacted.
Excitement builds for England’s first semi-final at a major tournament since they were knocked out of the 1990 World Cup by Germany.
Six years later, fans, celebrities and WAGs prepare for the game.
DURING THE GAME
England make a stunning start, taking the lead within three minutes through Alan Shearer.
It doesn’t last long, though, as Germany hit back with a goal from Stefan Kuntz in the 16th minute.
The game reaches extra-time, and both sides miss huge chances to claim a match-winning golden goal.
Darren Anderton hits the post for England before Kuntz has a strike ruled out for a foul.
After 120 nervy minutes, it’s penalties.
Another heartbreaking shoot-out exit sparks the usual post-tournament blame game. Some familiar names point the finger.
While Gareth Southgate’s missed spot kick is the central topic of conversation, a member of the opposition can’t resist a subtle dig.
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