England star Lucy Bronze admits she’s never watched the Women’s World Cup final and she’s still “heartbroken” about the Lionesses’ 2019 exit.
- England lost in the 2015 and 2019 World Cup semi-finals
- Dong is still ‘heartbroken’ by the existences
- As a result, have never seen a final
WHAT HAPPENED? The bronze was part of the England team that lost in the semi-finals of the 2015 and 2019 tournament, being eliminated by Japan and the United States, respectively. As a result of those departures, the defender says she has never watched a final because of her frustration at never having played in a match.
WHAT DID THEY SAY: When asked today how she feels about the 2019 Women’s World Cup, Bronze told reporters: “It’s heartbreaking. Every World Cup that I attend, we are very close. The difference between them. America and me on the day we played against them was a VAR decision, a penalty save. It’s two things in one game.
“It’s funny that I’ve actually never watched a World Cup final because we’re always eliminated in the semi-finals and I don’t… Obviously I know the goals scored in those games and pretty much what happened in each game.” games, but I’ve never actually watched any.”
BIGGER PICTURE: Bronze will hope to get there as soon as this summer, with England going to the 2023 Women’s World Cup as a strong contender after winning the Euros in 2022. The favorites to top a group featuring China, Denmark and Haiti but things will only get more complicated from then on, with Olympic champions Canada or co-host Australia as 16 potential finalists. their ability.
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WHAT IS NEXT? The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on July 20, with England playing their first match two days later against Haiti.