Footballer Jill Scott Has Retired Following The Euro 2022 Win


Shelley Unitt, Footballer Jill Scott Partner and Wedding Rumors Retired from professional football after winning Euro Cup 2022 ( Source : instagram )

Jill Scott is an English footballer who recently announced her retirement from professional football. The 35-year-old midfielder played her last game for England beating Germany by 2-1 in the 2022 Euro final. 

Born and bred in Sunderland, Scott made her professional debut in football playing for Sunderland Women. At age 18, the midfielder won her first Player of the Month award in September playing both domestic and international football.

Jill Scott Announced Her Retirement

Little known fact, Jill was a long-distance runner who won the Under-13 cross-country title. When she was 13, Jill had to decide between football and running. She had a keen interest in football and went on to become one of the legendary English Women's footballers.

Last month, Scott was one of the midfielders for England's Euro-winning squad. Before Scott, England's record scorer, Ellen White also confirmed she is hanging her boots.

Scott craved a major international trophy for so long that after her dream came true; she decided to call time on her football career. Jill shared her farewell message on The Players Tribune as she wrote, 'Retiring from football, with a gold medal swinging from my neck'. The 35 years old felt it was the perfect time to retire on a winning note.

Partner Shelley Unitt And Wedding Rumors

Jill Scott got engaged to her longtime girlfriend Shelley Unitt in March 2020. Scott went to her Instagram profile and posted a picture of her holding a coffee mug; she wore an engagement ring. The couple were together for more than five years. Shelley is a community health officer who works in West Midlands, Walsall. Shelley played as a midfielder for Manchester City.

Euro Champion Jill Scott MBE with her Fiancé Shelley Unitt Jill Scott Net Worth
Euro Champion Jill Scott MBE with her FiancĂ© Shelley Unitt Jill Scott Net Worth ( Source : instagram )

Since Jill Scott recently announced her retirement, and she will have plenty of time to herself. Perhaps, she's planning on sharing wedding vows with Shelly after all. Only the future will tell if the pair are getting together for a lifetime.

Jill Scott Football Career

After Sunderland, Scott joined Everton in 2006 and won FA Women's Premier League Cup. She also won FA Women's Cup during her time in Everton. Jill left Everton in 2013 to play for Manchester City. With Manchester City, Jill won FA WSL Cup in 2014, 2016, and 2018. Along with, FA Women's Cup in 2016-17, 2018-19, and 2019-20 seasons.

second most capped players in England Women's Football History Jill Scott, recently won Women's Euro Cup 2022, She was a midfielder
second most capped players in England Women's Football History Jill Scott, recently won Women's Euro Cup 2022, She was a midfielder ( Source : instagram )

 She stayed in Manchester City till 2020 and went back to Everton on loan. In 2022, she was transferred to Aston Villa on loan. However, she didn't get to play much with her former team as she retired from professional football. Jill Scott is the second most capped player for the England national football team and has scored 27 goals as a midfielder.

Jill Scott's Net Worth In 2022

The former English footballer Jill has accomplished so much in her career her Euro title as the major one. Putting aside her football career, Jill also calls herself an entrepreneur as she owns a coffee shop in Manchester. Jill opened her shop in April 2021 and named it after her role as a midfielder, BOXX2BOXX. Her fame and wide recognition in the country surely help bring in clients.

There is a high chance her business is flourishing. If we talk about her net worth. Jill has made herself quite a fortune. After serving the country and the club as a professional footballer for more than 17 years, Jill Scott has managed to accumulate $4 million.


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