GERMANY 14 YEARS AFTER
Germany ended a 14-year wait for the UEFA European Under-17 Championship title as they defeated 2022 champions France in a penalty shoot-out in Budapest, Hungary (0-0, 5-4 penalties).The tournament was hold from Mai 17 to June 2 with 16 teams.
Paris Brunner, Robert Ramsak (both Germany) and Marc Guiu, Lamine Yamal (both Spain) were the best goalscorers of the tournament with 4 goals.
· Germany win the U17 EURO title for the second time, and the first since 2009.
· It was the ninth U17 EURO final to be decided by penalties.
· Only the Netherlands (8) and Spain (7) have reached more finals than France (6) and Germany (5).
· In 2023, Wales became the 41st current UEFA member to make their U17 finals debut. Cyprus will make it 42 when they host the 2024 final tournament.
· The four semi-finalists plus England, who defeated Switzerland in a play-off, earned places at the 2023 FIFA Under-17 Wo