The 2020 edition of the UEFA Euro, has presented us with good players with different style of play and we have also seen the best goals scored so far in the competition. With some nations already facing elimination in the Euro, below is a list containing players who are of African origin in the Euro.
Kai Havertz and Kylian Mbappe are both skilled players that roll in different ways in their style of play, tactical delivery, and goal conversion in every game played. Kai Havertz is a promising and tactically gifted youngster for Chelsea that is fluid in playing as an attacking midfielder or a striker.
France faced Hungary in their second EUROS fixture, both teams needed a win to keep them in the competition Hungary needed all three points to give them few hopes of reaching the knock out stages. Following the match up, Chelsea fans came out to applaud their star player after having an impressive performance in today's match.
Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe are arguably the most complete youngsters in the footballing world today. Most football fans and sports pundits believe that they are the future of football. Mbappe is very fast, tricky and deadly with the ball, while Haaland is clever, strong and efficient.
Opinion: Madrid trying to Sign Mbappe has made them become ignorant to other key players at the Club
Dream of everyone related to Real Madrid is to see Kylian Mbappe wear the Real Madrid jersey since Ronaldo's departure is something we are all aware of. The thirsts and trying to go extra mile for his signing has made the club become ignorant to other key players at the club .
The Golden boy award is the award given to the best young players. All nominees must be under the age of 21 and play in a European nation's top tier. The first player to win the award was Rafael Van der Vaart. In 2016 Renato Sanches won the Golden boy award after a wonderful season with Benfica.
Some fans have blamed French winger Kylian Mbappe for their 1-1 draw against Hungary in the Euro 2020 tournament. The talking point of the game came in the 81st minute when Mbappe had the option to pass the ball to Giroud for an easy tap-in but he opted to shoot from a more difficult angle to the post.
Yesterday, news spread that football legend Cristiano Ronaldo has hit 300 million followers on Instagram. The Portuguese star became the first person to ever hit that milestone on the popular social network. Amongst all the records that Cristiano Ronaldo has created for himself in the football world, this might be the least important but it's still impressive.
France and Germany are among the most successful national teams. The two teams have won different trophies including the FIFA World Cup. France and Germany have some of the most valuable players in the world. Their squads boast of both experienced and young players. Kylian Mbappe is one of the most valuable young players in the world.
The World Champions France would be aiming to get their second consecutive victory in the Euro tournament when they travel away to face Hungary at the Budapest Arena. The World Champions France would be hoping to get all the maximum three points in order to confirm their places in the next round of the competition.
Lionel Messi did not extend his contract with Barcelona prior to the Copa America. Top European clubs such as PSG and Manchester United are all waiting to see if the Argentine talisman will extend his contract with Barcelona. However, if Paris Saint-Germain signs Lionel Messi, the club will have one of the best attacking trio in Europe's top five leagues.
The Euros 2020 tournament have already started and there have been many entertaining games already. The Euros is a tournament that is being played every four years, it was supposed to be played last year but it was halted because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Here we are going to be looking at the most players to attend the Euros from their respective leagues.
We frequently see a player participate for the first time at the start of each new event. This is actually a good thing because seeing the same old faces all the time can get a little tedious. Thankfully, we will have the opportunity to see some crucial players (mainly youth) compete in a European tournament for the first time in Euro 2020.
Some teams have won in the first round of the Euro 2020. There are also some teams that are currently struggling in the Euro. Turkey, Poland, Denmark, Germany, Russia, Wales, Croatia have been defeated in the Euro 2020. Other teams including Belgium, Italy, France, Spain, England have not been defeated in the Euro.
The Germany vs France match yesterday was a match full of much drama. Kylian Mbappe scored twice and was denied, Benjamin Pavard was challenged in a very dangerous postion in mid-air and the only goal of the match was a Matt Hummels own goal. That proved to be the goal that settled the game.
Before the start of the ongoing Euro 2020 tournament, one of the most talked about topics relating to the tournament was how will the use of VAR affect the tournament, well so far so good the technology has been deployed very efficiently in the tournament. The latest game in the tournament between France and Germany saw VAR come into play a couple of times, it was used to determine if Mbappe and Benzema were offside after they both scored in the game, the VAR review was done with accurate speed and precision.
World Champions France were held to a 1:1 draw by Hungary. It was an action filled encounter at the Puskas Arena in Budapest, when a resilient Hungarian Team led by the Italian tactician Marco Rossi held one of the tournaments favorite to a 1:1 draw The French team started on the front foot, with series of attack aimed at breaking down a Hungarian side who made it difficult for Didier Deschamp’s side all through the encounter.
At this point of the Euro 2020 tournament, many will be expecting Poland's Lewandowski, Kylian Mbappe of France and the host of other deadly Strikers to be on top of the Golden Boot Race of the tournament but the story differs as 2 Italians are sitting firm on top of the log after their victory against Switzerland.
Not content with winning the 2018 World Cup on home soil, Didier Deschamps’ France side are set to be crowned European Champions next month, when they win the Euro 2020 final. That is according to Casumo. The bookmaker used a supercomputer to predict the tournament’s winner, top goalscorer and Team of the Tournament among other variables.
Euro 2020 promises to be a spectacular tournament as some of the best teams in world will play against each other. Lifting the trophy and winning the golden boot will be the aim of some attacking players, which brings the question who is going to lift the Golden boot?