David Beckham has congratulated the England ladies’s nationwide soccer staff for reaching the Euro 2022 ultimate and thanked them for “inspiring” his daughter Harper.
The former England males’s captain mentioned the Lionesses’ performances had been “so uplifting” as he wished them luck within the the rest of the match.
Goals from Beth Mead, Lucy Bronze, Alessia Russo and Fran Kirby ended the sport in a 4-0 victory over Sweden on Tuesday evening, which takes the staff to the sold-out Wembley Stadium for the ultimate on Sunday.
Writing on his Instagram story following the win, Beckham wrote: “What a night, congratulations to the girls.”
He additionally shared his “favourite picture on a special night” which confirmed ahead Rachel Daly dancing in an England cowboy hat on the pitch.
In a video message launched earlier than the semi-final recreation, Beckham mentioned: “Hey, Lionesses, it’s David here.
“I just wanted to send you a message, firstly to say congratulations on an incredible tournament so far, it’s been so uplifting, it’s been so exciting, and it’s been so inspiring.
“And for me personally, you know I have a daughter, so for her to be inspired by you girls and your performances has been incredible.”
He continued: “But it’s not just the girls that are getting inspired, the boys are getting inspired as well by this and we all know that when big tournaments come around our country and our fans get behind us like no other.
“It really has uplifted the whole country.
Of the semi-final game he added: “We’re all excited to see it and I know there’s one person that is really excited to see it and that is my daughter, Harper.
“So thank you for inspiring her and good luck girls.”