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Jill Scott jokes ‘I don’t think I’m going to sleep this week’ after Euro 2022 win

Jill Scott has joked she will not sleep this week after England’s Euro 2022 victory.

Goals from Manchester United’s Ella Toone and Manchester City’s Chloe Kelly secured Sarina Wiegman’s side a deserved victory against eight-time European champions Germany.

And the 2-1 victory was played out in front of a record crowd of 87,192 at Wembley Stadium, beating the highest total recorded in either the men’s or women’s editions of the tournament.

Scott, 35, heaped praise on the younger members of the squad.

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The veteran midfielder said: “I can’t believe it! It’s such a privilege to be a part of this. What a day! The younger players have been fantastic, playing with freedom.

“The celebrations are going to be big and I don’t think I’m going to sleep this week!”

The win on Sunday secured a first major trophy at senior level for an England side since the 1966 men’s World Cup, which took place 56 years ago exactly. It was also the first ever major trophy for the women’s team.

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