Footballer and 2015 World Cup medallist
Footballer Lucy Bronze plays for the England national squad, and for Manchester City Women in the Football Association Women’s Super League, the highest league of women’s football in England. In 2014, she won the Professional Footballers’ Association Women’s Players’ Player of the Year Award. Primarily a right back, she can play in a variety of defensive and midfield positions and has represented England at every level, from the Under-17s to international matches.
She played for England at Euro 2013, and was acknowledged as the star of the tournament in the 2015 Women’s World Cup, where the team, known as the Lionesses, achieved third place – the best performance by a senior England side since the men’s team won the World Cup in 1966.