Prince George hailed ‘England’s lucky mascot’ as he attends Germany clash

Prince George has been branded England's 'royal lucky mascot' as the young royal saw the Three Lions beat Germany 2-0 on a historic night at Wembley.

It was England's first win in a tournament knockout game against Germany since the 1966 World Cup final, and it was also George's first ever international football match.

The Cambridges were among 45,000 fans cheering on England at Wembley.

Prince William and Kate Middleton took to their official Twitter account to praise the team's "incredible performance".

Fans are now looking ahead to Saturday when the England squad faces off against Ukraine in the quarter-final in Italy.

The young prince was seen watching the game next to his dad Prince William, sporting a matching suit and tie.

William, Kate and George beamed from their box as the nail biting match sparked celebrations across the country.

Fans of the royals have been calling George the Three Lions' new "lucky royal mascot".

One Twitter user said: "Prince George proves to be England's lucky mascot at Wembley."

Another fan posted online: "Prince George = England's lucky mascot."

George's dad William has been president of the Football Association since 2006, and the family are Aston Villa supporters.

England triumphed over Germany thanks to second half goals by Raheem Sterling and captain Harry Kane.

It sparked wild celebrations across the country, with a staggering 25 million people thought to be watching the game on the BBC.

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William was seen throwing his fists into the air as his wife Kate and son George celebrated next to him when the final whistle blew.

The 45,000 people at Wembley marks the biggest crowd at an event since the pandemic began at the start of 2020.

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