Reuters Borut Zivulovic
The German national under-21 team was crowned champion of the European Youth Football Championship, which was hosted by Hungary and Slovenia, by defeating its Portuguese counterpart in the final with a goal free of charge on Sunday.
The German team owes the credit to its star Lukas Nemica, who scored the only goal in the match in the 49th minute of the match.
Nmicha also raised his scoring tally in the tournament to four goals, to be crowned top scorer.
⏰ RESULT ⏰
🇩🇪 Germany champions for the 3rd time! 👏
🇵🇹 Portugal denied first title at this level…
🤔 Who impressed you in the final?# U21EURO
– UEFA U21 EURO (@ UEFAUnder21) June 6, 2021
This is the third title for the German youth team in the continental championship after its titles in 2009 and 2017.
On the other hand, the Portuguese youth team failed to win its first title in the competition, after continuing the series of failures in the final matches of the tournament, which it lost for the third time.