Gareth Southgate: I’m so happy England’s Euros run is bringing joy to people

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Gareth Southgate: I’m so happy England’s Euros run is bringing joy to people
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England manager Gareth Southgate is thrilled the Three Lions' achievements at Euro 2020 is bringing "so much enjoyment and happiness to people."

Goals from Harry Kane, Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson saw England thrash Ukraine and set a semi-final date with Ukraine at Wembley on Wednesday.

Excitement continues to build back home, as it did during England's run to the World Cup semi-final three years ago.

Southgate is happy to bring joy to Three Lions' fans after a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic.

He told the BBC: "It's fabulous. It's still sinking in a bit, we are in another semi-final, three in three years.

"We want to go the two steps further, I know what will be happening at home and that's great.

"They should be enjoying it, it's been a long year for everyone and I'm chuffed the two performances have brought so much enjoyment and happiness to people."

He added: "The players have been fantastic. To play as well as they did in a game with so much resting on it was impressive.”

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