Lucy Bronze Biography: Lucy Bronze is an English footballer who plays as a right-back for the English national team as well as French club Olympique Lyonnais.
She had played with some of the most prestigious clubs like Manchester City, Liverpool, Everton, and Sunderland. She had also represented England at various youth levels before featuring in full national squad at Euro in 2013. She has been the part of the 2015 World Cup team, 2019 World cup. She had been awarded PFA Women’s Players Player of the Year award twice in 2014 and again in 2017.
She was also named as the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year in 2018. She became the 1st ever English women who won the UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award. She is mostly known as the World’s greatest right-back.
Lucy was born on 28th October 1991 in Berwick, England to a Portuguese father and an English mother. She went at the Duchess’s Community High School in Alnwick and moved to North Carolina to study in UNC.
She subsequently keeps moving among metropolitan cities to complete her studies. She had two siblings, an elder brother, Jorge and Younger sister Sophie. Lucy started playing football at a very young age. She joined Sunderland under-2 academy level and later through her impressive performances joined the senior team as a captain at the age of 16 in 2007.
In the same year, she was named as the Manager’s Player of the Year as under her leadership and Captaincy, the club finished third in FA Women’s Premier League Northern Division. She also appeared in the 2009 FA Women’s cup final where she got the Player of the Match award for her performance shown in the match against Arsenal. To pursue her education, she moved to North Carolina to study at the UNC. She won a scholarship thereafter impressing the coach Ansoon Dorrance through her football skills. After acquiring all the American owners, she returned to Sunderland in the Premier League National division.
Lucy is unmarried and single as well, she spends her time either improving her games or travelling. She is a dog lover and has a dog named Narla Bronze whom she loves and adores the most.
In 2010, September Lucy signed the Everton. She debuted in her first match for Everton against the MTK in Hungary. She was also named in the Everton’s UEFA Women’s Champions League, but she decided to quit the club to join their local rivals, Liverpool.
Playing for Liverpool she won the FA WSL in 2013 and 2014. She was awarded the PFA WOMEN’s Players, Player of the Year in the following year. Her stay at Liverpool was shortlived as soon she departed Liverpool for Manchester City.
Playing for Manchester City she helped the club qualify for the UEFA Women’s Champions League for the first time. On 23rd April 2017, she was named as the PFA Women’s Player of the Year for the second time and was selected in the PFA WSL Team of the Year. On 1st August 2017 she signed a three-year contract with the Olympique Lyonnais, Playing for the Lyonnais she appeared in the UEFA Women’s Champions League. She displayed a phenomenal performance in the semi-final, netting two goals and thereby helping her side win the final.
In the finals, she helped Lyon lift the UEFA Women’s Champions League. In 2018 again playing for Lyon she helped Lyon win the second UEFA Women’s Champions League trophy and also win the Coupe de France Feminine title.
University of North Carolina
- NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship: 2009
- FA Women’s Premier League Northern Division: 2008–09
- FA WSL: 2013, 2014
- FA WSL: 2016
- FA WSL Cup: 2016
- FA Women’s Cup: 2016–17
- UEFA Women’s Champions League: 2018, 2019
- Division 1 Féminine: 2017–182018–19
- Coupe de France Féminine: 2019
- UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship: 2009 runner-up 2010
- FIFA Women’s World Cup third-place: 2015
- SheBelieves Cup: 2019
- PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year: 2013–14, 2016–17
- FIFA Women’s World Cup All-Star Squad: 2015
- Vauxhall England Player of the Year: 2015
- FA WSL 1 Players’ Player of the Year: 2016
- MCWFC Etihad Airways Player of the Season: 2016
- FIFA FIFPro Women’s World11: 2017
- BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year: 2018
- FIFA Women’s World Cup Silver Ball: 2019
- UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award: 2018–19
Height: 5ft 8in
Weight: 65 kg
Eye color: Green
Hair color: Blond
LUCY PERSONAL DETAILS:
Full Name: Lucia Roberta Tough Bronze
Date of Birth: 28th October 1991
Place of Birth: Berwick, England
Playing Position: Full Back
Nickname: Pele in a Skirt
EDUCATION: UNC, North Carolina
The newly-Crowned European women’s footballer of the year Lucy Bronze made herself in the news when she banned her mu for collecting Player of the Year award after Cristiano Ronaldo vow.