These photos of English soccer celebrations are pure joy!

England win the Euro 2022 football final
Leah Williamson and Millie Bright of England lift the trophy after their teams victory during the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 final match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium (Image credit: Naomi Baker via Getty Images)

Even for those of us who aren't interested in football (or soccer for our US readers), it's hard not to get excited when you see your own country in the final of a major tournament – especially in a sport that's traditionally been dominated by men.

On July 31 2022, the England women's national football team (aka the Lionesses) were victorious in a match against Germany for the historic Euro 2022 competition final at Wembley Stadium in London, UK. The close match went to extra time, but the final score was 2-1 to England.

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.