Five remaining European Cup players

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Europe has always been a gathering place for world football powers. In the star-studded Europe In the European Cup

Commented on the five rising stars of the European Cup

Europe has always been a gathering place for world football powers. In the star-studded Europe In the European Cup , if a player can get a chance to play at a young age, the player will definitely be dubbed “genius” or “golden boy” by his own media. This time, we will summarize the extraordinary performance of this European Cup in the group stage of 5 rising stars under the age of 21.

Nico Williams (Spain)

Spain, who were in the group of death, performed very well in the group stage, winning all 3 games and scoring 5 goals and conceding 0 goals, allowing them to firmly occupy first place in Group B. Of the Spanish lineups, they are considered by the media to be the most impressive. The deepest player is none other than Nico Williams, who is only 21 years old, who plays for Bilbao in La Liga, helps in the team to win the first Gold Cup in 40 years April.

In the match against Italy in the group stage of this European Cup , Williams often put pressure on his opponents, causing Italian defensive errors in front of the Spanish goal. After the game, he was selected as the best player the game and walked back to the lounge, received a personal greeting from the King of Spain, and excitedly told the media: “I dreamed of such a moment all my childhood.”

In 2022, Williams was selected for the adult team for the first time and made his debut in the UEFA Nations League that year. At the end of 2022, he played 4 times in the Qatar World Cup and was a starter in all of them. One can imagine the expectations of the coaching team for him After a good harvest at the end of the After the 2023-24 season of La Liga, the media speculated that he will move to Barcelona, ​​​​​​Real Madrid, or move to Premier League teams such as. Liverpool and Aston Villa, but these rumors have yet to be confirmed.

Jamal Musiala (Germany)

The 2024 European Cup will be held in Germany, 21-year-old Jamal Musiala is said to be the host’s strongest offensive force as he scored 1 goal in each of the first 2 games of the group stage, pushing the Germany top Group A. In the previous tournament In the European Cup (2021), Musiala made his debut in the group stage between Germany and Hungary at the age of 18 years and 117 days, becoming the youngest player in the history of the national team German team to participate in a big event.

At the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Germany failed to qualify for the knockout round for the second consecutive time in the group stage However, results aside, Jamal Musiala, who is under 20 years old, is the only bright spot in that person. . He completed 13 dribbles against Costa Rica, just 2 times behind the record of 15 dribbles set by Nigerian player Jay-Jay Okocha in 1994, but he was only 19 years and 270 days that year.

Now, 2 years later, Jamal Musiala was baptized by playing for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, and by healthy competition with another 21-year-old German player, Florian Wirtz, his skill gradually matured In the opening game against Scotland, Wirtz scored in the 10th minute of the game After opening the scoring, Musiala also scored the first goal of the European Cup with a big kick in the 19 minutes if it was the best game of his career so far, he must have said, “You can say that, yes.”

Jude Bellingham (England)

The Three Lions are the favorites to win this European Cup , and midfielder Jude Bellingham, who is only 20 years old, could be a key part of the team. After all, Jude Bellingham was the only player to score a crucial goal in the win. Known for his technical ability, vision and ability to steal the ball, he is considered one of the best players in the world.

In the 2023-2024 season, he helped the team win two La Liga championships and the Champions League, and was selected as the best player of the La Liga season With experience and good fortune in the double championship, he was again selected for the national team, hoping to help England, which has a problem in the group stage To boost their morale, the foreign media named Harry Kane, Phil Foden, Bellingham and other three players as important players if England wants to eliminate them. it’s hard to win a championship in half a century.

Arda Guler (Türkiye)

19-year-old Arda Guler is a Turkish professional player who is a full-time attacking midfielder or winger. He currently plays for Real Madrid in La Liga. players under 18 He was given the No. 10 jerseys with special historical meaning.

After completing the phased tasks, he chose to challenge in La Liga and became a member of Real Madrid In the 2023-24 Champions League season, although he did not participate in any games, he still shared the championship glory with the team and. became the first person to win this title.

Arda Guler is regarded as an idol by Turkish youth In the first game of this European Cup against Georgia, Guler scored with a long shot that not only led the score for the team, he also stopped the ball well, straightened the his waist , and volleyed the ball He was also called a strong contender for the best goal of the tournament by the media. , broke the record set by the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo When the 39-year-old Ronaldo set this record, Guler was not yet born in the European Cup , which may be Ronaldo’s last dance good way to give tribute

Lamine Yamal (Spain)

Spanish football golden boy Lamine Yamal started the game against Croatia on June 16, becoming the first player in the history of the European Cup to step on the stage of the European Cup at the age of 16. He not only refreshed the record created of Poland’s Kacper Kozlowski in 2020 The youngest player in the competition, and he even assisted Daniel Carvajal Ramos to complete the goal in the first half hour of overtime, setting his own record as the youngest assist in the European Cup .

Spanish coach Luis Fuente called Lamine Yamal “the boy who was touched by the wand of God to reduce the burden on the rookie, he tried to limit Yamal’s playing time in all three games in the group stage, except for the game against Albania , and others were placed on the starting line.

Even though he has become a starting player in the first level of football competition, Yamal does not forget his role as a student he revealed to the media that with Germany’s participation in the European Cup , he still has to organize time to finish school homework. He was previously chosen as the first Golden Boy When he won the youngest award, he was unable to attend the award ceremony because he was in class, so the “student athlete” was more deserving of respect.