Former England women’s striker, Eniola Aluko, has just earned some major bragging rights with her new position as Aston Villa‘s first ever women’s sports director.
The 32-year-old Ex-England Women’s striker thanked Aston Villa’s assistant boss, John Terry, for giving her a helping hand in landing the job.
She wrote on Twitter:
A special thanks to Christian Purslow, Corporate affairs director Paul Tyrell and assistant coach, the legend John Terry.
During her playing days in England, she won 102 caps and represented Britain at the 2012 London Olympics.
On Instagram, she wrote:
ASTON VILLA. Full circle. Back to Birmingham the city where it all started.
I am delighted to announce my new role as sporting director of Aston Villa womens team. The clubs commitment, investment and ambition towards building a leading womens program of future excellence and success is exciting and I am proud of this opportunity to lead within the historic Villa family.
I am excited to start a new chapter of my career at this great club. Special thanks to club chairman Christian Purslow, Corporate affairs director Paul Tyrell and assistant coach, the legend @johnterry.26
What more can we say? Congratulations to Eniola and all leading ladies.