Queen Elizabeth Pens Down A Valuable Letter To The England Football Team Ahead Of The Euro Cup Final
The very well-known 95-year-old monarch recollects the nation’s last prestigious victory within the game 55 years ago when England received the prideful World Cup under the captaincy of Bobbly Moore. The queen has paid her immense tribute to the ‘Spirit, commitment and pride’ to the England football team with a good luck message much ahead of the Euro Cup 2021 final. In a special note to the manager Gareth Southgate, the monarch sent her good wishes for Sunday’s match against Italy in the Wembley Stadium.
In a particularly special note addressed to England team manager Gareth Southgate OBE, Queen Elizabeth mentioned, “Fifty-five years ago I was fortunate to present the World Cup to Bobby Moore and saw what it meant to the players, management, and support staff to reach and win the final of a major international football tournament” which is penned on a Windsor Castle letterhead.
The queen further added, “I want to send my congratulations and that of my family to you all on reaching the final of the European Championship, and send my good wishes for tomorrow with the hope that history will record not only your success but also the spirit, commitment, and pride with which you have conducted yourselves”
Parallel to this, the president of England’s soccer Affiliation, Prince William launched a video message and wished the squad along with Harry Kane the ‘very best of luck for tonight’. William further added, “What a staff efficiency it has been. Each member of the squad has performed their half, and all of the backroom staff as nicely have been actually important.” He further added, “I can’t really believe this is happening. So exciting and I just wish you the very best of luck. You bring out the very best of England, and we are all behind you. The whole country is behind you. So, bring it home,”
On the other hand, British prime minister Boris Johnson wrote in his letter, “You have lifted the spirits of the whole country, and tomorrow we know you can lift that trophy too. We are not just hoping or praying. We believe in you, Gareth, and your incredible squad. On behalf of the entire nation, good luck, have a great game – and bring it home,”
Therefore, now we can only hope for the best for England and can see how the color turns up.
Primary Excerpt Taken From – The Hindu (thehindu.com)