‘Another trophy still’: Lucy Bronze warns England’s rivals that the glory of the 2023 World Cup is now in their eyes as hungry lionesses celebrate in Trafalgar Square after their success in Euro 2022.
- Lucy Bronze spoke to the fans as England celebrated in Trafalgar Square on Monday
- The Euro 2022 winner urged that there is still “another trophy” to win next year
- The lionesses will head to the 2023 World Cup as one of the favorites to win
- Bronze medalist admitted her win at Euro 2022 was “the best so far” of her career
- Click here for the latest FIFA World Cup 2022 news and updates
Lucy Bronze has already set her sights on next year’s World Cup glory, just a day after the Lionesses won 2-1 in the Euro 2022 final against Germany.
As England’s champions sang crowds in Trafalgar Square on Monday to celebrate the country’s first major tournament since 1966, the Bronzes insisted there was “one more trophy” they wanted to add to their rich collection of trophies.
The 30-year-old right-back has already racked up a host of awards during her illustrious career, most notably being named Women’s Footballer of the Year in 2020, but she admitted that her achievement at Euro 2022 is the most memorable from a distance.
Lucy Bronze insisted there was still ‘another cup’ that the lionesses would be hungry for next year
“I’m on top of the world, on top of Europe,” she told the thousands of fans who gathered in Trafalgar Square.
“Another title but the best so far – but there’s still another trophy we can get next year.”
The warning call to England’s World Cup rivals sparked an enthusiastic cheer from the crowd and an outburst from the lioness and former hubby Alex Scott.
Thousands gathered to celebrate the victorious lionesses in Trafalgar Square on Monday
England set their sights on the 2023 World Cup after winning the 2022 European Championship
The next Women’s World Cup will be held in Australia and New Zealand in July and August of 2023, and stars Sarina Wegmann will head to the tournament as one of the favorites.
The bronze was part of the Lionesses squad that finished third at the 2015 World Cup in Canada, and has since become the first English footballer to win the 2018-19 UEFA Women’s Player of the Year award.
The defender will start a new chapter next season after moving to Barcelona this summer. The dominant Spanish team won all 30 of its matches in the final season of the Women’s League.
Captain Leah Williamson and Director Sarina Wegman also spoke to the 7,000-strong crowd
Many lionesses wore dark sunglasses at the event afterwards MailOnline They revealed that they were dancing and singing in their hotel until 4 am last night.
But they certainly did not lack energy after being deserted by the crowd of 7,000 people, who were excited to celebrate with them in the capital this afternoon.
Captain Leah Williamson, who became the first English footballer to lift a major trophy since Bobby Moore 56 years ago, picked up the Euro 2022 award and said: ‘We’ve shared more than we’ve played football in the past 24 hours’.
The victorious lionesses were still full of energy despite partying all night after winning
She added: ‘What we’ve done for women and young girls who can find themselves and inspire ourselves.
“I think England hosted a great tournament and we changed the game in this country and hopefully all over Europe and all over the world.
“But we said we wanted to make our legacy in winning and that’s what we did.”