England’s triumphant Euro 2022 winners celebrated wildly after they defeated Germany at Wembley to win a first major trophy.
Boss Sarina Wiegman said “it was time to party” after a historic victory for the Lionesses.
Ella Toone gave them the lead only for Lina Magull to force extra time, before substitute Chloe Kelly scored a 110th-minute winner.
“This is unreal. This is what dreams are made of,” she told BBC Sport.
Kelly, who came on in the 64th minute, celebrated her first international goal by taking off her shirt and whirling it above her head.
After the final whistle, the Manchester City player – who missed 11 months of action after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury in May 2021 – was asked to sum up her feelings.
“Oh my God, look at them, it’s amazing,” Kelly added, before singing Sweet Caroline and then running off with the microphone.
She later returned and said: “Thank you to every single person. Honestly, it’s amazing. This is what dreams are made of.
“It’s unbelievable. To be here and score the winner, these girls are special, this manager is special. This is amazing. i just want to celebrate now.”
The Lionesses will celebrate their historic win in front of fans at Trafalgar Square on Monday, an event that will be broadcast live on BBC One from 12:40 BST.
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Wiegman has now won back-to-back European Women’s Championships after guiding her home country the Netherlands to the title in 2017.
“I don’t have any secrets,” said Wiegman, whose side won all six games at Euro 2022, scoring 22 goals and conceding two.
“I don’t think I realise what’s going on – I need some time.
“Now we have won the Euros the expectation will go up again. First we will party.”
Wiegman also hopes England’s victory will inspire a new generation of players.
“During our preparation for the Euros we brought in some players who played in 1971,” she added.
“We should always remember the ones who went before us because they made a path for us. This team makes a path for the next generation.”
England’s players later gatecrashed Wiegman’s post-match news conference at Wembley, while singing the English football anthem ‘Three Lions’.