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David Beckham congratulates Lionesses and thanks team for inspiring his daughter

David Beckham has congratulated the Lionesses on a “special night” (Adam Davy/PA)
David Beckham has congratulated the Lionesses on a “special night” (Adam Davy/PA)

David Beckham has congratulated England for reaching the Euro 2022 final and thanked them for “inspiring” his daughter Harper.

The former England men’s captain said the Lionesses’ performances had been “so uplifting” as he wished them luck in the remainder of the tournament.

Goals from Beth Mead, Lucy Bronze, Alessia Russo and Fran Kirby secured a 4-0 semi-final victory over Sweden at Bramall Lane on Tuesday night, taking the team to a sold-out Wembley for the final on Sunday.

Writing on his Instagram story following the win, Beckham wrote: “What a night, congratulations to the girls.”