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Pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher have heaped praise on the Lionesses following their historic EURO 2022 victory.
England triumphed in front of a record-setting crowd at Wembley, with Chloe Kelly scoring in extra-time to secure the Lionesses' first major trophy.
Conceding just twice throughout the tournament, England made good of their home advantage en route to a dramatic final win over Germany.
England's victory produced euphoric scenes at Wembley, with former Lionesses star Alex Scott hailing the win as turning point for women's football in the UK, and urging schools across the country to promote the sport for girls.
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France and Germany will compete to join England in the final.Goals from Beth Mead, Lucy Bronze, Alessia Russo and Fran Kirby means they will play at a sold-out Wembley Stadium on Sunday, while 7,000 fans will also celebrate in an expanded Trafalgar Square fan zone.
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher spoke of the 'huge opportunity' the Lionesses victory has provided for the growth of women's football in the UK and wants the country to throw more support behind it.
'It's a huge opportunity, everyone was getting behind it. The opportunity now is to get more girls playing football in schools. Those girls involved are role models now forever.'
Gary Neville (right) and Jamie Carragher praised the Lionesses for their EURO 2022 triumph
Carragher believes the country has a big opportunity to support the women's game after their memorable win over Germany
Neville, meanwhile, hailed the Lionesses for their 'amazing, brilliant' Euro campaign
Meanwhile, his fellow pundit Gary Neville hailed the 'brilliant performances' of Sarina Weigman's side:
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'It was amazing, I was away for the start of the tournament but came back for the semis. We saw brilliant games, brilliant performances.'
The two-time Champions League winning defender also praised the Lionesses for their emotional post-match interviews following their win against Germany, one of which saw match-winner Chloe Kelly rushing off from her interview to join her teammates in a rendition of Sweet Caroline.
'The game was fantastic but so were the interviews afterwards, I thought it was a real example of how players should be giving interviews.' Neville said.Read more
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