'Thank you Gerrard' say England's U17 champions

The England Under-17 team has revealed to Newsround that a good luck message from England captain Steven Gerrard inspired them to win the European Championships.

The side beat the Netherlands 4-1 on penalties in the finals held in Malta.

We tracked the team down a day after they won the cup and heard what players Freddie Woodman, Ryan Ledson and Josh Sims had to say....

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