Women's World Cup: England beat Germany to finish third

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The team celebrate their win

England have beaten Germany and claimed third place in the Women's World Cup.

Fara Williams scored the winning penalty in extra-time, giving England their first win over Germany in 31 years.

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Take a look at Fara's winning goal

The team's performance this World Cup has been the second-best performance in England's history, since the men's team won in 1966.

The Lionesses were relieved when a goal attempt from Germany missed the mark four minutes from the end.

Head Coach Mark Sampson is hoisted in the air by the team.Reuters
Head Coach Mark Sampson is hoisted in the air by the team.

England's bronze medal has earned the team around £14,000 in World Cup bonus payments.

England were the best performing European team in the competition, and will now climb up the world rankings.