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Millie Bright's journey from childhood health battle to World Cup as she celebrates birthday

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Lionesses captain Millie Bright lead the Lionesses to huge success as they reached the finals of the Women's World Cup this year.

And despite a heartbreaking loss to Spain, Millie, who is the captain of the England squad, has been hailed as an inspiration.

Away from the pitch Millie, who turns 30 today, from Killamarsh near Sheffield, said she has "struggled" with different illnesses since being born.

including pneumonia and asthma However her health set backs have not stopped her from becoming a Lioness and making history by joining England women's at the FIFA World Cup final.

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