September 26, 2022

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It can be coming dwelling! England rejoices as soccer women of all ages earn Euros

England won a major worldwide soccer tournament on Sunday for the initially time in more than 50 percent a century. The fact it was the women’s group, not the men’s, that finished decades of suffering produced it all the sweeter for numerous supporters.

Crowds erupted in joy at London’s Wembley Stadium, at supporter zones throughout the region and in pubs, golf equipment and living rooms as the whistle blew after excess time with the score England 2, Germany 1. It was the first-at any time European victory for England’s Lionesses, and the first main international trophy for any England crew — male or female — given that 1966.

In London’s Trafalgar Sq., admirers chanted “It’s coming house!” — a reference to the England anthem “Three Lions,” with its chorus “football’s coming home” — and jumped into public fountains in celebration.

“I’m so content,” stated 24-year-outdated Becca Stewart. “It displays that just after all these many years, women’s football is anything to treatment about and a thing to scream about. We did it — the males couldn’t do it but we did!”

At Wembley, the group broke into “Sweet Caroline,” the Neil Diamond track that has turn out to be a soccer anthem.