There were even louder roars to come when the birthday boy headed in the final goal in a 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Andorra on Sunday.
Footage posted on social media showed supporters battling to get past lines of stewards and police as the atmosphere turned ugly in the hours before kick-off.
The anticipation is great in England, as the hosts sense that this is their time to end a 55-year wait to add a second major trophy to their 1966 World Cup.
A crowd of 60,000 will be permitted for both semi-finals and the final at the home of English football as coronavirus restrictions are eased.
The Delta variant has also been behind a steep upward curve in cases in the United Kingdom but that did not stop authorities easing restrictions for England's last-16 win over Germany on Tuesday.
Margaritis Schinas told the European Parliament that speaking "personally" he could not see the sense of the semi-finals on July 6 and 7 and July 11 final being played in London.
Roberto Mancini made eight changes to his side in their last game against Wales and admitted he now had a selection headache.
Euro 2020 is seeing the biggest crowds at any event in Britain since the pandemic took hold in the country in March 2020.
The government had already agreed to increase the capacity to at least 40,000 for the final three matches of the Euro 2020 tournament.
The first match to benefit from the enlarged capacity will be the round of 16 game on June 29 that could feature England if the team wins its group.
The incident was said to have happened just after kickoff on Sunday. No other details were given.
Youri Tielemans' sensational second-half goal helped four-time runners-up Leicester City to get over the line as the Foxes lifted the coveted trophy after waiting for nearly 137 years.
Stadiums have been closed to spectators in Portugal but pandemic restrictions are being eased to allow them to be at 10% capacity for the final round of league games next Wednesday.
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UEFA was meeting virtually with the British government to discuss the logistics of using Wembley for the Champions League final.
The British government is advising supporters not to travel to Turkey because of the new restrictions.