Whitby's Beth Mead Euro 2022 player of tournament and golden boot winner as England Lionesses crowned champions

Whitby's Beth Mead has been named as player of the tournament and top scorer as England Lionesses football team were tonight (July 31) crowned Euro 2022 champions.

The Lionesses beat Germany 2-1 after extra time in front of a crowd of more than 87,000 at Wembley Stadium.

Mead, 27, whose family live in Hinderwell, near Whitby, went off injured in the second half but celebrated with her England team-mates as football finally came home.

Mead won the golden boot for her six tournament goals, edging out Germany's Alexandra Popp - who was also on six goals but got injured in the final warm-up - for her three assists.

Whitby and England's Beth Mead was Euro 22 player of the tournament. picture: Getty Images