Another in our series of handy educational posts introducing England ladies. Meet Karen Carney.
When Carney burst onto the scene at a preposterously young age, showing up the rest of the team and using language that could strip paint, she was instantly compared to Wayne Rooney. But sheâ€™s far more like his Manchester United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo or even a young David Beckham (think back. No, further) – pelting up and down the wing at terrifying pace, tricking and skipping her way past opponents and swinging in crosses that seem to have the path to a team-mateâ€™s head programmed in by satellite.
Georgina Turner writes for Kickster, Shiny Media’s brand new blog dedicated to women’s football