Sarina Wiegman was addressing the media in her post-match convention after her England aspect beat Germany within the Euro 2022 when gamers abruptly began spilling out of the door to her proper.
Led by Lucy Bronze, the Lionesses squad danced their method into the press convention room shouting on the high of their voices: ‘Soccer’s coming residence!’
The entire staff did a lap of the room, with goalkeeper Mary Earps even clambering on high of the desk, shortly adopted by Bronze. The gamers then danced their method again out of the room in an unbelievable show of celebration, leaving a smiling Wiegman to select up a bottle that had been knocked clear off after which try to get again to the duty at hand.
This group of gamers is the primary senior England staff to win a serious worldwide trophy since 1966 and the primary ladies’s aspect ever to put their arms on main silverware.
The Lionesses had largely cruised by the event to achieve a primary closing since 2009. They completed the group stage with most factors, scoring 14 targets within the course of and never conceding, earlier than overcoming a a lot more durable job towards Spain after which battering Sweden.
The ultimate towards Germany was a re-match of the 2009 showpiece, however there was to be no repeat of the one-sided affair that noticed the Germans win 6-2 on that event.
England scored first by Ella Toone, one of many new stars which have captured the creativeness of the nation this summer time. That was cancelled out by Lina Magull as Germany pressured extra-time, earlier than Chloe Kelly wrote her title into English soccer historical past with the close-range winner.