Harry Kane was spotted in an emotional embrace with his wife Kate as England lost the Euro 2020 on penalties.
It comes after a 1-1 draw at Wembley with Luke Shaw firing the Three Lions in front only for Leonardo Bonucci to equalise in the second-half.
As the match went to dreaded penalties, Kane stepped up first and tucked his effort into the corner expertly.
But Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka saw their efforts missed – with the latter’s seeing Italy claim victory.
It means England’s competition has ended in heartbreaking circumstances – one that this country knows too well throughout the years.
For Kane, it was particularly excruciating after leading the Three Lions as captain as his wife watched on from the stands.
His partner was crying her eyes out as the Tottenham star consoled her in a touching display.
The couple have been together since they were kids growing up while Kate sent a heartwarming letter to her spouse prior to the final.
Kane was close to winning the Golden Boot for the tournament, scoring four times – one behind the title.
And after the match, the 27-year-old admitted he had gone through the worse of emotions as England lost out on penalties.
He told the BBC: “I couldn’t have given more. The boys couldn’t have given more. Penalties is the worst feeling in the world when you lose.
“It wasn’t our night but it’s been a fantastic tournament and we should hold our heads high.
“Of course it’s going to hurt now. It’s going to hurt for a while, but we’re on the right track and we’re building and hopefully we can progress from this next year.
“We should be extremely proud as a group of what we have achieved.
“We’re all winners and want to win so it will probably hurt for a while and it will hurt for the rest of our careers, but that’s football.
“We progressed well from Russia and now is about continuing that.”
Meanwhile, Gareth Southgate has admitted that the aftermath of their defeat will be hard to take.
He said: “Tonight is going to be extremely difficult for all of us, of course. You have to feel that disappointment because the opportunities to win trophies like this are so rare in your life.
“But when they reflect on what they have done, they should be incredibly proud of themselves.
“The players have been an absolute credit. They have given everything they possibly could.
“They have been an absolute joy to work with and they have gone further than we’ve gone for so long. But it is incredibly painful in that dressing room.”
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