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England fans go mental in Paris fanpark after Daniel Sturridge's winner

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For those England fans that travelled to France that weren’t lucky enough to have tickets for the match against Wales, they would have made their way to one of several fan parks scattered across the country.

These fan parks are basically massive outdoor pubs with huge TV screens to watch the match and plenty of beer flowing. It’s a great place to be when your team are winning, enjoying the celebrations with thousands of others, but it’s unlikely to be very fun when your side are losing.

But what’s it like when your country has just scored an injury-time winner against a neighbouring country in a crucial group fixture?

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Well, scroll down the page to find out.

Thousands of England fans had crammed into the Paris fan park to watch their massive crunch match against Wales.

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After Roy Hodgson’s side had drawn 1-1 with Russia on Saturday, they desperately needed the three points against Chris Coleman’s team.

So, when Daniel Sturridge popped up with a 92nd-minute winner, it was hardly surprising that the whole country was sent into ecstasy. Pubs around the country no doubt erupted as beer was chucked and tables were toppled.

But in Paris, it was on a different scale. Just watch the video below to see how the thousands of travelling England fans celebrated in the French capital.

As you can see, plenty of pints were chucked in the celebrations in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower and who can blame them?

There are plenty of other videos of England fans going mental in France, and here are some of the best:

You’ve got the feel for the few Wales fans that were no doubt outnumbered in there. What a terrible place it would have been for them.

In fact, you can see just how awful a fan park was for Wales supporters when England equalised. Just look at the two fans with red shirts in the foreground while everyone else celebrated around them. Ouch.

While the win puts England top of the group on four points, Wales still have hopes of qualifying themselves. On Monday, England face Slovakia knowing a point would guarantee qualification while a win would ensure top spot in the group.

For Wales, they still have hopes of winning the group as a win against Russia - coupled with England failing to win - would mean they progress as group winners.

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Whatever happens on Monday, England fans will always remember where they were and how they celebrated when Sturridge forced the ball home in injury time against Wales.

Well, a few of those supporters in France may not quite remember due to large amounts of alcohol that will be consumed in the coming hours.

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