England ahead Beth Mead has gained the Golden Boot at Euro 2022, in addition to being named Participant of the Event by UEFA for her unimaginable performances all through the month.
The Lionesses lifted the trophy following a 2-1 extra-time win over Germany in an historic remaining in entrance of a document crowd at Wembley, with Chloe Kelly writing her identify into English soccer folklore with the dramatic winner and simply as iconic celebration channelling the spirit of Brandi Chastain.
Mead scored six targets throughout England’s six sport, the identical as German striker Alexandra Popp, who was cruelly dominated out of the ultimate with harm solely minutes earlier than kick-off.
Mead didn’t add to her tally within the remaining, however with the pair tied within the purpose charts, the England star took the prize by advantage of her superior variety of assists (5).
Practically a month in the past, Mead received the ball rolling with the opening purpose of the event as England beat Austria on the primary night time at Outdated Trafford. She adopted that up with a hat-trick within the shock 8-0 demolition of Norway and once more netted towards Northern Eire.
Mead’s sixth purpose was England’s first within the semi-final triumph towards Sweden, with the Lionesses ultimately occurring to win 4-0 to succeed in the ultimate.
England’s quantity seven didn’t full the ultimate, being withdrawn for match-winner Kelly with slightly below half an hour of regular time remaining. However Popp not in a position to play in any respect, it truly ensured the Golden Boot could be Mead’s earlier than the sport had even kicked off.
On high of her Golden Boot, Mead additionally walked away with the Participant of the Event award. Germany’s Lena Oberdorf was named Younger Participant of the Event.