England beat Germany to win Euro 2022 for women© Twitter
England defeated Germany 2-1 on Sunday to win the women’s Euro title at Wembley Stadium and after many years, English supporters have had the chance to sing “it’s coming home”. The normal 90 minutes had ended on a tie (1-1), but England were able to find the winner in extra time and the side went on to win the game 2-1. Ella Toone and Chloe Kelly scored the goals for England. After the win, coach Sarina Weigman was talking to the media as the players entered the venue, dancing and singing “it’s coming home”.
Lucy Bronze led the English stars through the press conference room, then goalkeeper Mary Earps jumped onto the press conference table and danced to the beat and rhythm of the song. The entire episode left England coach Weigman in crevices.
Absolute scenes! pic.twitter.com/EV5Wzvf4U3
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In front of a record crowd of 87,192 for every game in European Championship history, Kelly poked a loose ball home from close range to end English football’s 56-year wait for a World Cup or Euro win . England looked set for victory in the 90th minute as substitute Ella Toone’s superb chip on Merle Frohms gave the hosts the lead.
Germany showed remarkable resilience to bounce back as Lina Magull equalized 11 minutes from time.
But for once, England could not be denied a major tournament success.
England will feel like it’s time for a bit of luck, as 12 months after the Three Lions’ penalty defeat to Italy in the Euro 2020 men’s final, the women’s national did even better.
(With AFP inputs)
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