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The 6 greatest younger gamers in Euro 2024 quarter-finals


If there’s been one single defining function of Euro 2024 so far, it has been the amount of younger gamers stepping as much as put in world class performances for his or her nations.

From 16-year-old Spanish wingers to 19-year-old English midfield orchestrators, there’s been an enormous quantity of kids making their mark on the event.

As a part of 90min’s 24 for twenty-four collection, this is our picks for the very best performing younger gamers of the quarter-finals.

Florian Wirtz

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Jamal Musiala was the star of Germany’s Euro 2024 marketing campaign, nevertheless it was fellow teen Florian Wirtz who impressed most within the quarter-final defeat to Spain.

The Bayer Leverkusen star scored a late, late equaliser to take the sport to further time and triggered the Spanish backline issues in Stuttgart.

Nico Williams

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Was the quarter-final Nico Williams’ least eye-catching efficiency of Euro 2024?

Yeah, in all probability.

That is to not say the teen did not play nicely although. He was as spectacular as ever on the left flank and stretched the German backline nicely together with his tempo.

Eduardo Camavinga

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Contemplating how bloody good he’s, it’s a little bit of a shock that Eduardo Camavinga needed to wait till the quarter-finals to make his first begin of Euro 2024.

The midfielder actually took his likelihood with each arms although, profitable 4 duels and finishing 9 defensive actions in an all-action show.

Kobbie Mainoo

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Kobbie Mainoo appears to be like to have secured a spot within the England beginning XI for the foreseeable future.

And he is finished that by enjoying very well.

The Man Utd starlet was as soon as once more robust within the sort out and strong in possession in his nation’s win over Switzerland on the weekend.

Arda Gueler

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Arda Guler might have been the breakout star of Euro 2024.

The Actual Madrid teen’s inventory has risen tenfold in Germany this summer time, and that is been due to performances just like the one he put in towards the Netherlands within the quarter-finals – a recreation by which bagged yet one more help.

Lamine Yamal

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Have we ever referred to as a 16-year-old ‘world class’ earlier than?

After Lamine Yamal’s efficiency within the win over Germany, we’d simply must.

The teen is a real phenomenon.