But adorned in his full kit, Terry proceeded to run on and lift the trophy after the shootout - actions which led to widespread mocking among fans.
Explaining on A League of Their Own why he did it, Terry said: "I've got shinpads, tape, the lot, I went for it.
"I dreamed of that for years. After what happened in Moscow for me personally, to see the delight among the players we had, the squad we had and the fans too, it meant everything to me.
"I thought it was only right I was part of the celebrations."