Celebrations are happening throughout the nation as soccer followers mark England’s historic win over Germany within the Euro 2022 remaining.
The Queen and the Spice Ladies are amongst those that have despatched messages to the Lionesses, who’ve claimed England’s first main trophy for the reason that males’s facet gained the World Cup in 1966.
‘Warmest congratulations’ from the Queen
Her Majesty weighed in on the celebrations, sending a message to the Lionesses.
“The championships and your efficiency in them have rightly gained reward,” she stated. “Nevertheless, your success goes far past the trophy you will have so deservedly earned. You could have all set an instance that will probably be an inspiration for women and girls in the present day, and for future generations. It’s my hope that you may be as happy with the impression you will have had in your sport as you’re of the end result in the present day.”
Prince William, who’s president of the Soccer Affiliation and watched the match dwell at Wembley, described the match as “sensational”, including “the entire nation could not be prouder of you all”.
‘True girl energy’
The Spice Ladies wished the Lionesses good luck earlier in the present day earlier than the match and later tweeted “Congratulations Lionesses True #GirlPower proper there”.
‘An absolute dream’
Former England and Arsenal defender Alex Scott struggled to talk because the gamers celebrated their win on the Wembley pitch.
“It is a dream, an absolute dream for each younger girl that dreamt of taking part in soccer. It is unbelievable,” she stated.
“Each single participant has performed an element. Nikita Parris, who got here on on the finish, got here on to do a job for the group and the way in which groups play as a complete determines its success.”
‘Take a bow’ Toone
England males’s captain Harry Kane stated Ella Toone ought to “take a bow” after her sensational objective.
England teammate Jack Grealish stated Lioness Chloe Kelly was “unbelievable”, whereas former England footballer Michael Owen stated the win was “completely deserved”, including that the Lionesses are a “credit score to the nation”.
‘A sport changer’
Pop star Adele described the achievement as a “sport changer” and shared a photograph of the Lionesses celebrating their win on Instagram, writing: “You probably did it!! It is come dwelling!!”
Singer Niall Horan described the win as “inspirational”, whereas actress Dame Joan Collins tweeted “#BringItHome they did!”.
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wooden additionally stated that the Lionesses had “made us all so proud” as he congratulated them. He added: “What an unbelievable end result! Thanks perpetually!”.
Whereas comic Miranda Hart revealed she was emotional over the victory, writing: “Crying. So good. So essential. Too emotional to articulate extra”.
Former England striker Gary Lineker tweeted: “Soccer is an easy sport. 22 ladies chase a ball for 90 minutes and, on the finish, England really win. Congratulations Lionesses. Fabulous.”
Jonas Eidevall praised the performances of Beth Mead and Leah Williamson, whom he manages at Arsenal, including: “Beth has been unbelievable and Leah Williamson principally didn’t put a foot mistaken.
“Coming in as captain, I feel she’s been an outstanding chief.”