Football sometimes strikes differently.
And England winning Women’s Euro 2022 is certainly one of those moments, with talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham and Lianne Sanderson in tears after the game.
The Wembley clash was a roller coaster of emotions as England lost 2-1 after extra time, Chloe Kelly scored the winner in the 110th minute.
It’s the first major piece of silverware the England women’s team have won and ends a 56-year hoodoo with England’s last success at the men’s World Cup in 1966.
A moved Adrian Durham, who has also promised to get a tattoo in memory of the victory, said a few moments after the final whistle: “Listen to that, it’s back! Can you believe it? The emotion, absolutely sensational.
“They deserve it, every single one of them. All those predecessors, everyone who worked so hard for change, everyone who helped allies, friends and loved ones, they all deserve it.
“If anyone at the FA thought to get rid of this song [Three Lions] just listen to this…
“Fantastic from the Lionesses and fantastic from Chloe Kelly to bring the winner and game management in at the end – I’ve never been so happy to see the ball close to a corner flag!
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“Lianne Sanderson, I can’t stop hugging you, I’m actually in tears.
“The whole tournament has been emotional, it’s been so emotional for so many reasons in this tournament with England, it’s something else.
“At the final whistle, I went there and I couldn’t help it. It’s something else, it’s so special.
“That’s what it’s like for England to win a major trophy. I never thought in my life this would happen and for the Lionesses to also end 56 years of injury at Wembley Stadium, it couldn’t not be more appropriate!
Sanderson added: “I’m trying to pull myself together. That’s why you play football, that’s why five-year-old girls play football. It’s great, it really is.
“This feeling is amazing, I feel like I played in the game. I’m sitting here in tears.
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