In a thrilling final, the host nation came back from 1-0 down to secure a 4-2 victory over Denmark.
Van De Sanden continued her impressive tournament form with another storming display, and she also provided an assist.
Speaking shortly after the final whistle, the Liverpool Ladies No.11 said: "I'm so emotional and I'm so proud of all my girls, the staff and the whole squad.
"This is amazing. Just listen to our supporters, brilliant!
"I think this is the biggest thing that can happen for women's football but now we will enjoy it."
Everybody at Liverpool Ladies FC would like to send their congratulations to Shanice.