Lucy Bronze

Lucy Bronze, born October 28, 1991, is a soccer player who broke new ground for women’s football in England and the United States. In addition to excelling on the field with her outstanding soccer skills, she also shines in the eyes of the public, thanks to her philanthropy. Jersey number two of the English national team is a woman who makes an incredible impact on every team she plays for. Today, we celebrate one of the most beloved female footballers to ever come out of England.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Lucia Roberta Tough Bronze

Birth date:

October 28, 1991



Zodiac Sign:



5' 7"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$1 million

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Lucia Roberta Tough Bronze, born in Tweed, England, on October 28, 1991, and better known as Lucy Bronze, is an English right-back, due to join Barcelona when the football season resumes. In 2020 she played for Manchester City of the W.S.L., in England, and for the England national team. Bronze represented England at all youth levels before appearing for the national team at Euro 2013. She played in the 2015 World Cup, helping England to a third-place finish, and the 2019 World Cup, in which England finished fourth. She has won the P.F.A. Player of the Year award twice: in 2014 and 2017. In 2018, she was named B.B.C. Footballer of the Year. In 2019, she became the first English footballer to win the UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award, beating fellow teammates and finalists, Ada Hegerberg and Amandine Henry, to the award.

Bronze started playing for Sunderland at the U-12 level and later captained the U-16 team. In the 2007/08 season, she was named Coaches’ Player of the Year and helped Sunderland finish third in the F.A. Women’s Premier League, Northern Division. The following season, she won the Northern Division and was promoted to the National Division. She was named Player of the Match in the 2009 Women’s FA Cup Final against Arsenal. In the summer of 2009, Bronze went to the United States to study at the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill, and play for the North Carolina Tar Heels University soccer team that competed in N.C.A.A. Division I. She was awarded a scholarship by coach Anson Dorrance, which made the Englishwoman become the first British player to win the N.C.A.A. Cup, in December 2009. After a year at the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill, she returned to England in 2010 and continued to play for Sunderland.

In September 2010, it was announced that Bronze had signed a contract with Everton, with whom she made her Champions League debut. She made her debut for Everton against M.T.K. in Hungary. After that, however, she continued to play for Sunderland until the 2011 F.A. W.S.L. season.

Career timeline

Lucy Bronze Joins Sunderland

Her career begins at 16 as she debuts for Sunderland.

She Joins the Junior National Team

Bronze’s career takes a big leap as she is called to join the English junior national team.

Bronze Joins Everton

She signs for Everton and inspires the team to a third-place finish in the F.A. W.S.L. season.

She is Promoted to the Senior Team

Bronze makes her debut in the England senior team.

She Signs for Manchester City

Bronze joins Manchester City for a two-year deal, as her contract ends with Olympique Lyonnais.

Why We Love Lucy Bronze

  1. She inspires a generation of women

    Lucy Bronze is an inspiration to a generation of young women. Little wonder, she spends a lot of time speaking with other young women about chasing their dreams.

  2. She’s a Philanthropist

    Bronze donates to many charity organizations. She mostly buys equipment for sports organizations catering to the underprivileged.

  3. She’s passionate on and off the field

    We can see her passion by the way she appreciates and relates with her team on and off the pitch. She really breathes soccer!

5 Surprising Facts

  1. Her FIFA 19 stats

    FIFA lists Lucy’s specialties as ‘Engine,’ ‘Tackling,’ and ‘Tactician.’

  2. She was a bartender soccer player

    Bronze had to start her journey by tending the bar, to achieve her dreams.

  3. Bronze is Tough

    Her middle name is, literally, ‘Tough,’ which is her mother’s maiden name.

  4. The Bronzes weren’t a football family

    Bronze had no relation that played football professionally; in fact, they didn’t even watch football on television.

  5. She has a passion for soccer

    Bronze would travel an hour and a half (a 45-mile journey) to her training ground in Sunderland, three times every week.

Lucy Bronze FAQs

Does Lucy Bronze have a partner?

Bronze does not give many details about her private life. However, we can predict she is still single.

How many Champions League competitions has Bronze played in?

She has competed in five (as of 2022).

Is Bronze left-handed?

No, she is right-handed. However, she can comfortably use her left foot to hit the ball when she wants to.

Lucy Bronze’s birthday dates

2024October 28Monday
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