Fans were in party mode as they arrived outside the famous London stadium several hours before kick-off on Sunday, proudly sporting the team colours and draped in England flags.
With the game on home turf, England’s fans are expected to outnumber those cheering for Italy among the 60,000-strong crowd.
Although tickets quickly sold out, a category A seat did became available around 2pm for 945 euro – around £807 – and was snapped up almost immediately.
Victory for England would mark the men’s football team’s first major tournament win since the 1966 World Cup success, which also took place at Wembley.
The Metropolitan Police have urged fans not to come to London unless they have match tickets or somewhere booked to watch the game.
The force said it will be deploying ‘a great many officers and specialist units to prevent crime and disorder and respond to any incidents right across London’.
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Laurence Taylor said: ‘The Met has a significantly enhanced policing operation in place and will adapt as necessary to the increased numbers of fans enjoying the match. We will continue to deploy a great many officers and specialist units to prevent crime and disorder and respond to any incidents right across London.
‘We want people to be able to enjoy the Euros 2020 final safely and securely, behave responsibly and consider the safety and welfare of others.
‘London still remains in a public health crisis. There are government guidelines in place and we ask people to follow these and remain socially distanced.
‘We will enforce legislation proportionately and as appropriate and engage with crowds. But I urge people not to gather in large numbers.
‘If you don’t have a ticket to the matches or fan zone or an official booking for a pub, bar or club my message is clear: please do not come to London – you could end up missing the game.’
It is predicted fans will buy more than seven million pints on Sunday alone, and in a welcome boost to the economy, it is estimated some £815 million will have been spent in pubs and hospitality venues by the end of the competition.
The final – which is expected to attract a record television audience – is due to kick off at 8pm and will finish by 10pm if it ends in normal time, but could end closer to 11pm if there is extra-time or a penalty shootout.
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