Emily Maitlis, 50, took to Twitter to tell fans about the humorous moment, which sparked a reaction. The journalist shares two sons Milo, 16, and Max, 14, with her husband Mark Gwynne. In view of her 429,000 followers, she wrote: “Last night after the game, my son walked into a London pub, where a group of p****d blokes told him he was Harry McGuire.(sic)
“[They] lifted him up, sang the Harry McGuire song and paraded him joyfully around the pub.
“Then he walked home again. Not sure he even had a drink #ENG.”
Many of the Newsnight host’s fans flocked to her post to comment.
One commented: “Did he ring to tell you he’s coming home, he’s coming home?”
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The team will take on Italy in the final this Sunday, live from Wembley stadium.
England hasn’t won a major tournament since the World Cup in 1966.
Elsewhere, Emily recently came under fire by the BBC after sharing a “clearly controversial” post on Twitter.
The Newsnight presenter retweeted a post from Piers Morgan, who slammed the Government over their handling of the coronavirus pandemic.