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Euro 2024 Ed Sheeran performs personal gig for England workforce


England‘s preparations for Saturday’s Euro 2024 quarterfinal in opposition to Switzerland featured a non-public live performance from singer Ed Sheeran on the workforce’s base in Blankenhain.

Gareth Southgate’s squad underwent a light-weight restoration session on Monday, a day after their dramatic extra-time round-of-16 win over Slovakia during which Jude Bellingham and Harry Kane scored to offer England a 2-1 victory.

Sheeran was watching on from the stands in Gelsenkirchen and travelled to the Spa & GolfResort Weimarer Land the place England are staying to carry out in entrance of gamers and employees afterward Monday.

Southgate has been eager to make sure the camp stays a mix of enterprise and pleasure, permitting the gamers’ households in once in a while after matches throughout the group stage.

Sheeran additionally carried out for England at St George’s Park over the past Euros whereas Robbie Williams visited the squad on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

In the meantime, talking on Monday, England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford stated Luke Shaw is able to be referred to as upon if wanted.

Shaw has not made an look at Euro 2024 but attributable to harm with Kieran Trippier deputising at left-back.

“He was prepared to return on [against Slovakia], however I am not the supervisor,” Pickford stated. “He is prepared. Luke says he is prepared.”