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Chloe Kelly made the best impression on Brandi Chastain on Sunday after scoring a valiant goal in extra time to lift England to first place. UEFA European Championship over Germany 2-1.
England Lauren Shirt sent a corner into a dense movement in front of the net. Kelly took control of the ball and missed German goalkeeper Merle Froms on the first touch. But Froms was unable to catch the ball and Kelly threw another shot and the ball went wide of the goalkeeper.
Britain had to wait a bit for VAR to confirm the target.
Once it was confirmed that Kelly had taken the Lionesses 2-1 into the Euro final, she took off her shirt to reveal a sports bra in a moment comparable to Chastain’s celebration when she gave the US victory over China at the 1999 Women’s World Cup. A cup.
Kelly celebrated with her teammates and England held on to victory.
England and Germany drew 1-1 after 90 minutes of play. Lina Magull will score for Germany, overturning Ella Thun’s goal for England.
Thun’s goal came from a long pass from Kira Walsh in the 62nd minute. She got one past Froms. Thun scored six minutes after setting off the game. Magull scored in the 79th minute, overtaking England goalkeeper Mary Earps.
This is England’s first win in a major tournament. The team finished second at Euros in 1984 and 2009 and finished third at the European Championships. World Cup 2015.
The team also won the 2022 Arnold Clarke Cup which is hosted by the Football Association of England.