Mayor Alnwick Geoff Watson has sent the full-back a letter on behalf of the town council and local residents.
He wrote: “As our Northumberland girl, we have watched with pride your progress from the Alnwick Town under-11 team, through the junior and senior teams at Sunderland, your success with other top clubs, and a host of achievements and awards which have now culminated in a magnificent Wembley win over one of the best teams in the world.”
He added: “Lucy, you are truly an inspiration to thousands of young girls across the UK and particularly so to girls in Northumberland who, ‘want to be like Lucy Bronze’.
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“Everyone in Alnwick, and across Northumberland, are delighted with your victory and are looking forward to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup and hearing the Lionesses roar again!”