ALEX SCOTT takes to the presenter function this weekend for 2020’s BBC Sports activities Character of the Yr award ceremony.
The 36-year-old will current alongside TV stalwarts Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan.
Here is the whole lot you have to learn about Scott…
Who’s Alex Scott?
Born October 14, 1984, Alexandra Virina Scott is an English footballer who retired in 2017.
Scott was welcomed on to the Emirates pitch to a standing ovation after saying her retirement as a part of Arsene Wenger‘s leaving celebration after the boys’s final residence sport.
Throughout her profession she has gained eight league titles, three WSL Cups and 7 FA Cups, the Champions League as soon as and two Group Shields.
The 34-year-old made 148 appearances for the Gunners.
She additionally put in 140 appearances for England.
Scott made her debut for the nationwide facet in 2004 the place she went on to turn into England’s second-most capped participant, successful a silver and bronze medal on the 2009 Euros and 2015 World Cup respectively.
What has Alex Scott stated about presenting SPOTY 2020?
“Now greater than ever it will likely be wonderful to champion those that have stood out this 12 months of their area,” she stated.
“In addition to highlighting the unsung heroes who’ve made a constructive distinction in 2020 regardless of how difficult the 12 months has been for therefore many.”
Arsenal full-back Alex Scott was awarded an MBE for her providers to soccer in 2017Credit score: Instagram
The 35-year-old is on social media and could be discovered on Twitter @AlexScott.
The ex-footballer has 244,000 followers on the social media platform.
She will also be discovered on Instagram @alexscott2.
The previous Strictly contestant boasts a powerful 339,000 followers on the favored social media web site.
Alex introduced her retirement in 2017 to focus extra on her broadcasting professionCredit score: Instagram
How did Alex Scott make TV historical past?
Exterior of her enjoying profession, Alex can be a TV presenter and pundit for the BBC and Sky.
Scott retired from soccer on the finish of the 2017 season to give attention to her burgeoning broadcasting profession.
Except for media, she began the Alex Scott Academy in 2011 for feminine footballers aged 16-19.
Scott turned Sky Sports activities’ first feminine pundit in 2018 after her time on the BBC staff on the Summer season 2018 World Cup.