England’s Laura Bassett ‘couldn’t breathe’ after World Cup own-goal
Laura Bassett has spoken about the anguish of scoring the stoppage-time own-goal which ended England’s hopes of reaching the Women’s World Cup final.
“I couldn’t breathe canada goose, my heart was out of my chest and I wanted the ground to open up and swallow me,” she told the BBC, reflecting best ideas about canada goose parka on pinterest on that unfortunate intervention against Japan.
England’s 2-1 semi-final defeat means they face Germany in Saturday’s third-place play-off, while Japan head to Vancouver for the final against the United States the following day.
Bassett’s torment is such that authorized canada goose outlet she has been unable to speak to her parents since her unlucky moment. “I haven’t been able to speak to my mum and dad over FaceTime yet because they will just set me off crying,” said the 31-year-old Notts County defender. “I’ve messaged them and I know they are so proud but I keep thinking about that moment and I would do anything to change it.
“The hardest thing is looking at other people here canada goose coat 1000 calorie a day meal plan who committed themselves to this team – for the first time in a long time everyone believed canada goose coat 1000 calorie a day meal plan England could do it. I’d prefer no one to know my name.”
The pain is only exacerbated by the reality that Bassett – who England’s coach, Mark Sampson, said will “definitely” start against Germany – had otherwise been one of the stars of the tournament.
“After the game, I was heartbroken, devastated, just uncontrollable, emotional,” she said. “For those people who know me and black friday 2013 canada goose sale call me a swinging brick and say I lack emotion, nine out of 10 times I’d agree with that, can someone check if this canada goose outlet website is authentic but something took over and I can someone check if this canada goose outlet website is authentic was out of control. I wanted to get out of there. I wanted to cry and be on my own and bury my head.
“This team never gives up but we didn’t have time to pull it back; it was so cruel. It was all a blur. Afterwards I looked round and saw my boyfriend and it average cost canada goose jacket set me off crying average price for a canada goose jacket again.”
Bassett is grateful for the support she has received from Sampson and his staff. “I buying a canada goose jacket online know the long hours Mark’s staff have worked and the commitment they have given to this dream and to us as players,” she said. “They have been there for me so I want to thank them.”