England Women National Teams created history by winning their first major women’s tournament in a dramatic Euro 2022 final against rivals and eight-time champions Germany at Wembley.
64th minute Substitute Chloe Kelly poked home a loose ball from a corner to send the raucous record crowd of 87,192 into a frenzy mode with ten minutes of extra time remaining.
The goal scorer Chloe Kelly took off her shirt and waved it around her head, while being lifted by her team-mates in a moment of pure elation.
England’s Lionesses have made history on 31st of July 2022 by breaking a world record with their 2-1 win against eight time champions Germany in the UEFA Women’s European Championships final.
After England semi-final victory over Sweden on 26 July, the Lionesses side were only one goal away from breaking the record of most goals scored at a UEFA Women’s European Championships. Germany broke this record in 2009 with 21 goals.
England’s first goal, scored by Ella Toone, achieved the tie. Germany then equalized with a goal from Lina Magull. But when the third goal from super-sub Chloe Kelly, England claimed the outright title with 22 goals.
The success of the England women national teams Euros win is the first enjoyed by any senior England national side since the competition’s introduction in 1984. In 2021 the men’s side made the Euro 2020 final but failed to win the title, losing a penalty shoot out against Italy following a 1-1 draw. England women have reached the final on two occasions, in 1984 and 2009.
Victory in the final was capped by England forward Beth Mead as she picked up the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top scorer with six goals and five assists.
England lifted the trophy to a standing ovation and defender Bronze then slid across the pitch, covered in confetti, before the players embarked on a victory lap draped in flags of Saint George.