Padiham schoolgirl is England lucky charm for Euro 2016

Jolie and her friends at Padiham
Jolie and her friends at Padiham

Little star Jolie Forrest is proving to be a lucky charm for the England team in Euro 2016.

For the Padiham schoolgirl and all her classmates at Padiham Green Primary School watched their team beat Wales 2-1 in a thrilling game yesterday.

Jolie (front) led the cheering at the school where everyone came dressed in red, white and blue and got the chance to skip lessons while they settled down to watch the match.

Rising star Jolie appears in the TV ad that was made by car giant Hyundai to celebrate the football tournament so viewers are getting to know the seven-year-old very well. She spent two weeks filming in Barcelona and in the ad and plays the role of a devoted football fan enjoying her first ever match.