Watch Jordan Pickford absolutely lose it as he celebrates with fans after Ollie Watkins’ England winner vs Netherlands


JORDAN PICKFORD celebrated wildly with England fans immediately after Ollie Watkins’ dramatic late winner in Dortmund.

The brilliant moment had fans calling the goalkeeper “one of us”.

Ollie Watkins scored a 90th-minute winner for England against NetherlandsAP

Jordan Pickford ecstatically slid onto the floor celebrating the goalGetty

The Three Lions skipper has helped England reach back-to-back Euros finalsReuters

Pickford is a fan-favourite among Three Lions supportersGetty

Gareth Southgate’s men came from behind to beat Holland 2-1 in their Euro 2024 semi-final on Wednesday evening as Aston Villa man Watkins clinched victory with a superb 90th-minute strike.

And England keeper Pickford, 30, lost it when the ball hit the back of the net as he turned to face the Three Lions supporters and join in the jubilant scenes.

Pickford slid on his knees and then spread out on the turf in a moment of ecstasy.

He then got back to his feet before he screamed and punched the air in delight.

And fans on social media were absolutely loving his reaction.

One said: “Literally a fan who becomes an England player. Love the lad.”

Another added: “He truly is one of us.”

A third replied: “Honestly might be my favourite. Mad as a box of frogs that lad.”


While a fourth responded: “Fella goes down as the best ever for this country.”

Pickford was the hero for England in their quarter-final against Switzerland as he saved Manuel Akanji’s penalty in a 5-3 shoot-out victory.

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And in the semi-final, with England drawing 1-1 with Netherlands, he produced a smart stop to deny Virgil van Dijk.

Pickford now has 67 caps since making his international debut under Southgate back in 2017.

He is the first ever England keeper to reach the finals of two major tournaments.

England’s route to the Euro 2024 final

ENGLAND began their Euros final campaign in Germany on June 16.

The team topped Group C despite only winning one match.

But that’s all behind them now as they prepare to take on Spain in the final on July 14.

Here’s their route to the final:

June 16 – vs Serbia: England win 1-0 with a goal from Jude Bellingham in the 13th minute.

June 20 – vs Denmark: Ended 1-1 after Harry Kane’s 18th minute strike was cancelled out by Morten Hjulmand.

June 25 – vs Slovenia: The match ended goalless but England topped the group with five points.

June 30 – vs Slovakia: In the last 16 clash Jude Bellingham saved England from being knocked out with a 91st minute equaliser. In extra time Harry Kane secured the win for the Three Lions.

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July 6 – vs Switzerland: The quarter-final ended 1-1 after extra time with Bukayo Saka‘s reply to Breel Embolo’s strike. England won 5-3 on penalties.

July 10 – vs Netherlands: Another last gasp goal – this time by Ollie Watkins – saw England head into the final against Spain. Harry Kane scored from the spot to cancel out Xavi Simons’ 9th minute goal.

July 14 – vs Spain: England are in their first final on foreign soil and will be hoping to see off the challenge of Spain who won the Euros in 1964, 2008 and 2012.

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