Spain won their first ever Women’s World Cup title by defeating England 2-1 in a thrilling final at Stadium Australia in Sydney on Sunday, August 20, 2023

Olga Carmona scored the winning goal for Spain in the 89th minute, after Ellen White had equalized for England in the 67th minute. Carmona celebrated by lifting her shirt to reveal a message that read “For you, grandpa” in Spanish

Spain dominated the possession and created more chances than England, who struggled to cope with Spain’s high press and fluid movement. Spain had 18 shots, seven on target, while England had 10 shots, four on target

Spain’s goalkeeper Catalina Coll, who was only making her fourth appearance for the national team, made some crucial saves to deny England’s Lauren Hemp and Lauren James. Coll was named the player of the match for her performance

Spain’s coach Jorge Vilda praised his team for their historic achievement and said they had fulfilled their dream. He also dedicated the win to the Spanish fans who had supported them throughout the tournament

England’s coach Sarina Wiegman expressed her disappointment and said her team had given everything but came up short. She congratulated Spain for their deserved win and said England would learn from the experience

The final was watched by a record crowd of 83,702 at Stadium Australia, which was the largest attendance for a women’s football match in Australia. The match also drew millions of viewers around the world and generated a lot of social media buzz