Figures from the leisure and music world have been sharing their response after England’s Lionesses misplaced the World Cup last to Spain.

The Euro 2022 champions have been overwhelmed 1-0 in Sydney after captain Olga Carmona scored the winner previous goalkeeper Mary Earps.

Earps additionally saved a penalty to disclaim Jenni Hermoso a second objective however England couldn’t discover an equaliser.

Reacting to the defeat Merely Crimson wrote: “Congratulations Spain. Best team on this day.”

Forward of the sport the band additionally stated: “The England Women’s team represent the country I wanna be part of,” earlier than taking a dig on the Tories and Rishi Sunak for not attending the ultimate.

The Prime Minister in the meantime stated the nation was “incredibly proud” of the group.

He added: “You left absolutely nothing out there @Lionesses. It wasn’t to be, but you’ve already secured your legacy as game changers. We are all incredibly proud of you.”

Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer additionally praised the Lionesses.

He wrote: “Heartbreaking. So proud of the England team who inspired the whole country. This is just the beginning for the @Lionesses.”

King Charles praised the group and supplied his commiserations.

He wrote: “While I know how sore today’s result must be, let none of you feel defeated, for to have reached the finals at all is an immense tribute to your skill, determination and team spirit in the finest sporting tradition.”

Gary Lineker stated he was “gutted” that England misplaced to Spain.

He wrote: “Gutted for the @lionesses who gave their all, but congratulations to Spain on winning the World Cup. They were the better team and thoroughly deserved their victory.”

Singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading additionally hailed the Lionesses.

She wrote: “The Lionesses have taken British football further than any other team since 1966. So proud of them. Way to go ladies. Get ready for the next World Cup.”

Kate Nash additionally declared the group “my heroes” alongside a damaged coronary heart.

Elsewhere, comic Johnny Vegas stated the defeat was “heart wrenching”.

He added: “Please come home @Lionesses & remind yourselves over time of all that you’ve achieved. Today’s loss is a heart-wrenching, bitter chunk of ‘what might’ve been’ but ultimately, it’ll form a building block, a stepping stone towards a winning future shaped by your heroics.”