England beat Germany 2-1 in extra time to win its first women’s European championship

Football is finally home as England beat Germany 2-1 to win the 2022 Women's euros

England beat Germany 2-1 in the finals of the 2022 Women’s Euros to clinch their first ever European championship as Chloe Kelly fired the Lionesses to victory in extra time.

A record breaking crowd of 87,192 fans watched the finals at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London.

Ella Toone put the Lionesses ahead before Lina Magull’s leveled the scores for the Germans. Chloe Kelly scored the decisive goal to seal the victory against the tournament’s eight-time winner.

England got a remarkable road to the finals, winning all their matches and scored a record number of 22 goals, and only conceded 2. They demolished Norway 8-0 and thrashed the world’s second-highest ranked women’s team, Sweden 4-0.

Captain Leah Williamson added: “I just can’t stop crying. We talk, we talk and we talk and we finally done it . This is the proudest moment of my life.

“The legacy of this tournament is the change in society. The legacy of this team is winners and that is the journey. I love every single one of you, I’m so proud to be English.”

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