Football – “I see you”: Chastain hails Kelly’s celebration after Wembley winner

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England’s Chloe Kelly channeled Brandi Chastain when she took off her jersey after scoring the winner against Germany in the Women’s Euro final on Sunday, with the celebration receiving the former USA player’s approval. same. Kelly scored in the second half of extra time at Wembley Stadium and threw away his shirt in jubilation, 23 years after Chastain did the same after converting the decisive penalty in the 1999 World Cup final against China.

“I see you @Chloe_Kelly98 well done. Enjoy free rounds of pints and dinners for the rest of your life all over England. Cheers!” tweeted https://twitter.com/brandichastain/status/1553808738217209856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1553808738217209856%7Ctwgr%5E141682441082685f1644b6374e5d20f4c0b9096e%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fd-5614626344021957668.ampproject.net %2F2207181727000%2Fframe.html Chastain, two-time World Cup winner with USA. Chastain later added that she was heading to England soon and the two could enjoy the win together.

Kelly’s celebration, which is rare in the women’s game, earned her a booking but it was worth it in the end as England clinched their first major trophy with a 2-1 win in front of a record home crowd .

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