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31st Jul 2022

People can’t get enough of Alessia Russo trying to read the German tactics note

Jack Peat

Speculation has been rife over what the note said 

The Lionesses have made history at Wembley after defeating Germany 2-1 in the EURO 2022 final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday night.

Sarina Wiegman’s side took a 1-0 lead over Germany thanks to a second-half strike from substitute Ella Toone, who calmly chipped the goalkeeper in the 62nd minute.

England then grabbed the winner in the 21st minute of extra time through substitute Chloe Kelly, who stabbed home from close range to seal the victory.

Several people spotted a moment earlier on in the game when Alessia Russo tried to read a note handed to Kathrin Hendrich.

Alain Tolhurst said: “Absolutely creasing at Toone and Russo trying to read the German tactics note”, while Reev pointed out that the note was probably not written in English.

Isabelle Westbury started the speculation over what might have been on the note.

While others opted for pure humour.

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