Paddington Bear was among the many celebrities who recognised England’s achievement of reaching their first ever World Cup last on Wednesday.
Sarina Wiegman’s aspect ran out 3-1 winners because of objectives from Ella Toone, Lauren Hemp and Alessia Russo, as hosts Australia have been made to accept a third-place play-off.
The Lionesses’ spectacular efficiency caught the attention of a variety of well-known faces within the UK, together with one among its most well-known bears.
Paddington tweeted: “The cheers in Windsor Gardens are so loud, Mr Brown says he’s positive the @Lionesses will hear them all the way in which from Australia.”
Businessman Sir Richard Branson posted: “Congratulations @Lionesses. We’ll be cheering you on within the last.”
In the meantime, TV chef Nigella Lawson wrote “Congratulations #Lionesses and commiserations to my Australian associates!” and presenter Fern Britton posted “Fabulous! @Lionesses simply great”.
Presenting duo Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly – who’ve hung out in Australia with I’m A Celeb … Get Me Out Of Right here! – have been fast to share their ideas as effectively.
“Wow #Lionesses. You might be unbelievable! Come on England!” they tweeted.
Comedians Omid Djalili and Mark Watson additionally took to Twitter, now generally known as X, to share their delight.
“England make the ladies’s World Cup last,” wrote Djalili. “Prediction: Lauren James to come back again and win it.”
In the meantime, Watson described the efficiency as “just about faultless”, writing: “Particularly if you suppose how early they needed to rise up. Can’t await Sunday.”
And Australian comic Adam Hills, host of Channel 4’s The Final Leg, summed the sport and the event up with reward for either side.
“Properly performed Matildas. You probably did Australia proud. Properly performed Lionesses. You probably did England proud,” he wrote.