The Brit was transformed from the brink of quitting the sport to a World Championship medallist with Paris 2024 on the horizon
The prestigious award ceremony is a fixture of the festive season
Heartening footage shows a young girl’s reaction to receiving a birthday message from Arsenal star Alessia Russo, her favourite player. Seven-year-old Abby Abehsera cried with happiness after her older sister Naomi, 16, sewed a voice note from Russo into a teddy bear and gave it to her on her birthday on 30 November.
England need to top their Nations League group to secure Paris 2024 qualification for Great Britain.