England defender Jess Carter is adamant that even the prospect of playing Spain in Sunday’s World Cup final won’t shake her nerves of steel.
While many players claim to approach business as usual even at the biggest games, the statement seems especially sincere when articulated by the laid-back 25-year-old who was instrumental in seeing the Lionesses concede just three goals in their unbeaten run. streak to the decisive title.
The Lionesses have already achieved the best record in the world competition by reaching this milestone and Carter is confident they can go one step further to secure England’s first World Cup since 1966.
“It’s just crazy.”