Soccer-Where am I? England fan seen waking up in empty stadium


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Euro 2024 - Group C - Serbia v England - Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen, Germany - June 16, 2024 General view inside the stadium before the match REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File Photo

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (Reuters) - A worse-for-wear England fan woke up cold and confused in an empty stadium hours after the end of his team's Euro 2024 clash with Serbia, according to a video on social media.

"I've just woken up. It's four o'clock in the morning," the unidentified fan says in the video showing rows of empty seats behind him at the stadium in Gelsenkirchen where England won 1-0 in their opening game on Sunday night.

The video, viewed hundreds of thousands of times, prompted laughter among fellow England supporters, though some questioned how security had missed the snoozing fan and also why the lights were still on in the early hours at the stadium.

"This is what happens when you watch Sleepy Southgate ball!" quipped one poster, referring to coach Gareth Southgate's team's less than scintillating second half performance.

(Reporting by Andrew Cawthorne; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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