England were beaten by Italy on penalties but the occasion was marred by violence both inside and outside the stadium.
Before kick-off, supporters without tickets overwhelmed stewards and stormed several entrances at Wembley.
A statement released by UEFA on Tuesday read: ‘Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA EURO 2020 final match between the national teams of Italy and England (1-1, Italy won 3-2 on penalties), played on 11 July at Wembley Stadium, London.
Charges against The English Football Association :
- Invasion of the field of play by its supporters – Article 16(2)(a) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Throwing of objects by its supporters – Article 16(2)(b) DR
- Disturbance caused by its supporters during the national anthem – Article 16(2)(g) DR
England fans break through security at Wembley ahead of the Euro 2020 final
- Lighting of a firework by its supporters – Article 16(2)(c) DR
‘The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) in due course.
‘Separately, and in accordance with Article 31(4) DR, a UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector has been appointed to conduct a disciplinary investigation into events involving supporters which occurred inside and around the stadium.
‘Information on this matter will be made available in due course.’