Sarina Weigman's generosity to distraught Australia player defines her.
England manager Sarina Weigman was a great act on the pitch as the Lionesses beat Australia 3-1 to go to the World Cup final on Sunday.
The Lionesses reached their first competition final as Ella Toone, Lauren Hemp, and Alessia Russo beat the Matildas despite Sam Kerr's second-half equalizer.
After the game, England's fans, coaches, and players celebrated widely.
Weigman demonstrated her dignity by consoling Australia's disappointed teammates on the pitch before celebrating.
Weigman shook hands with the opposition while her teammates celebrated with fans.
She even lauded the Matildas for their tournament performance, telling BBC Sport: "They've done amazing, really grew into it.
After this win, Weigman becomes the first manager to lead two sides to the World Cup final before England's Sunday match against Spain.
Goalkeeper Russo said, "Like Bronze, over the moon. We've been dreaming about the semis, but this is a World Cup final with this group.
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