England’s Lionesses danced within the dressing room as they celebrated reaching their first ever Girls’s World Cup ultimate with a 3-1 win over hosts Australia.
The gamers had been pictured dancing on seats and singing following their historic semi-final victory to arrange a conflict towards Spain in Sydney this weekend.
England stars additionally celebrated on social media, with goalkeeper Mary Earps posting an image of the workforce together with the caption: “Particular, particular evening. We’re World Cup finalists.”
Goalscorers Ella Toone and Alessia Russo additionally posted on Instagram with the identical caption: “Off to the World Cup ultimate!”.
Defender Lucy Bronze, in the meantime, took to X, previously often called Twitter, to share footage of the celebrations, with the caption: “We’re within the World Cup final.”
Former England gamers and followers additionally celebrated the historic win, with former Lioness, Jill Scott, writing on social media: “This workforce are simply every thing!
“Inspirational, humble, unimaginable people. Yet one more to go – everyone seems to be behind you!”
Former England Males’s striker Ian Wright, who was on the recreation, additionally shared a video of himself draped in an England flag hugging followers.
Followers exterior Sydney’s Stadium Australia chanted “Soccer’s Coming Dwelling” – a line from the 1996 World Cup track Three Lions – after the win.
One lady, wearing a lion’s head, instructed Sky Information: “It is coming residence, we gained. Oh my god, it is wonderful.”
Again at residence, followers packed out bars, together with Field Park in Croydon, the place they cheered on the Lionesses from throughout the opposite facet of the world.
In the meantime, Countdown stars Rachel Riley and Susie Dent celebrated the win with 5 consonants and 4 vowels.
Dancing to Lioness by HANA R, the pair cheered on the squad on the present’s studio in Larger Manchester.
The King additionally despatched his “warmest congratulations” to the Lionesses on their win, and wished them properly for his or her recreation towards Spain on Sunday.
“My spouse and I be part of all our household in sending the mighty Lionesses our warmest congratulations on reaching the ultimate of the World Cup, and in sharing our easiest needs for Sunday’s match,” he mentioned.
He additionally recognised the workforce as an “inspiration” and mentioned the UK and Australia had been related in “delight, admiration and respect”.
“Whereas your victory might have price the magnificent Matildas their likelihood for the best prize within the recreation, each groups have been an inspiration on and off the pitch – and, for that, each nations are united in delight, admiration and respect,” he added.
Forward of the match, The Queen’s Guard had performed a medley of anthems similar to “Candy Caroline” – typically performed after England wins – and “Waltzing Matilda” – described as Australia’s “unofficial anthem” – exterior Buckingham Palace.
England conquered hosts Australia 3-1 due to targets from Ella Toone, Lauren Hemp and Alessia Russo.
They’ll face Spain, who beat Sweden 2-1 of their semi-final, on Sunday, with kick-off at 11am UK time.