ALEX Scott is one of the most celebrated names in women’s football racking up an astonishing 140 caps for her country.
Alex retired from international duty late last year. Here’s the lowdown on the England great.
Who is Alex Scott?
Born October 14, 1984, Alexandra Virina Scott is an English footballer who currently plays as a right-back for Arsenal in the FA Women’s Super League.
At club level, Alex has had three separate spells with Arsenal, during which time she won nine league trophies and seven FA Cup’s, including the winning goal in the 2007 UEFA Women’s Cup Final.
For England, Alex made her debut in 2004 where she went on to become England’s second-most capped player, winning a silver and bronze medal at the 2009 Euros and 2015 World Cup respectively.
Alex was named in Great Britain’s 18-player squad for the 2012 London Olympics and was awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list for her services to football.
What other work has she done?
Outside of her playing career, Alex is also a TV presenter and pundit for the BBC and Sky. Alex recently announced that she plans to retire from football at the end of the season to focus on her burgeoning broadcasting career.
Alex regularly appears on BBC’s Final Score and presents Sky’s Goals on Sunday with Chris Kamara.
In 2016, Alex featured and ended up winning Bear Grylls’ TV show, Mission Survive.
Most recently, Alex has been confirmed to be taking part in the Strictly Come Dancing special for Sport Relief 2018.
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When is Sport Relief 2018?
Sport Relief 2018 will air on BBC One on Friday, March 23.
In the lead up to the show, a collective challenge to beat a billion steps a day will take place from 17 to 23 March, and the public are being called on to make their steps count.
To help the nation keep track of their steps and ensure they count towards the national total, A Sport Relief app will be available to download for free from the Sport Relief website.
The app also includes innovative challenges, exclusive celebrity content and an inbuilt national step tracker to keep count towards the billion, while the step-tracker will also convert steps for wheelchair users.