Last week the Euro U17 and the World U20 Championship started: the youngsters had more opportunities to prove themselves. In Colombia, Beckham’s eponymous shot, and in the most important championships, young talents almost single-handedly solve tournament problems. The best performances of last week are in this selection.
Nicholas Jackson ensures Villarreal’s European competition for next season
Villarreal has secured participation in the Europa League – 2023/2024 after beating Girona. On account of 21-year-old Nicholas Jackson in this match, two assists. Since the beginning of April, the Senegalese has scored 7+2, the best result among La Liga players.
Mateusz Skocchilas leads Poland to the Euro Under-17 quarterfinals
At the start of the Euro U17, Poland impresses: two victories in games with Ireland and Hungary and 10 goals scored. Three of them are for the account of Mateusz Skochilas, 16 years old.
The Pole plays in the attacking midfield position, but is also capable of acting on the right in attack. He belongs to Zaglebie, with whose Under-17 and Under-19 teams he has scored 11 goals this season.
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Lázaro keeps Almería away from relegation
“Almeria” after the victory over “Mallorca” escaped from the relegation zone. The protagonist of the match is Lázaro, 21 years old. The winger scored a hat-trick and became the first Almería player to score three goals in the same league game.
In addition, he broke Vinicius’s record and became the youngest Brazilian hat-trick in the Spanish championship this century.
Robert Ramsack of Germany U17 from the bench affects the outcome of matches
In Germany, at Euro U17, a super substitute is revealed: 16-year-old Robert Ramsack. The striker from the Bayern youth team came onto the field from the bench in two group stage matches and scored three goals: two for Portugal and one for France.
Robert has great ball control, he is always looking for a free zone to open up, but most of the time he plays directly into the box. This season he has 20 + 6 in 22 games with Bayern U17 and U19.
The ex-student of Barcelona drags Spain Under-17
Spain in Euro U17 defeated Italy and Slovenia. Forward Marc Gouyi scored three goals in two games. He scored a brace against Italy: these goals helped the Spaniards turn the game around.
Mark is an agile and fast striker, he plays well in the air due to his height (187 cm). In the Barcelona squad he replaces Víctor Barberá, who was transferred from the Sub 19 to the double. In the summer, according to rumors, Barbera will go to Club Brugge; Mark will probably have a shot at the second team.
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Vitor Roque is the hero of Atlético Paranaense’s comebacks
During the week, Atlético Paranaense made two comebacks: first in the championship with Coritiba (3:2), and then in the first match of the 1/16 of the Brazilian Cup with Botafogo (3:2). Vitor Roque proved himself again: in these games he has 1 + 2.
Already in summer, the Brazilian can be in Europe. Relevo writes that the striker is willing to wait for Barcelona, despite the options in the Premier League. Deco, if he comes to the Catalan club, he will insist that Vitor be signed as soon as possible.
Diego López scored against Real Madrid and achieved an important victory for Valencia!
Real Madrid did not move away from relegation from the Champions League and lost on the way to Valencia. The only goal was scored by 21-year-old striker Diego López, for him it became the first in professional football. Valencia got another important victory in the fight for survival.
David Beckham’s namesake shines in Colombia
Millonarios played a draw with Independiente Medellín – 2:2. Goal and assist by David Beckham Castro, 19 years old. For the winger, these assists were the first of his career.
David was born in 2003. In the same year, Englishman Beckham moved to Real Madrid: the Colombian’s father was an ardent Madrid fan and named his son after the legend. Beckham Castro grew up at Aston Villa’s Colombian Academy and was even tried in Braga.
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Evan Ferguson leads Brighton into European competition
Brighton will not drop from seventh place in the Premier League after beating Southampton. “The Seagulls” for the first time in history will play in a European competition! Evan Ferguson scored a brace in this match – the striker has already scored six goals this season in the Premier League. At his age (18 years and 214 days), only Wayne Rooney, Michael Owen, Alan Smith and Francis Jeffers had more goals.
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Karim Konate brought Salzburg the championship
“Salzburg” ahead of schedule became the champion of Austria. In a head-to-head match, they beat a direct competitor – Sturm (2: 1). The victory at the end of the meeting was brought by 19-year-old Karim Konate: he scored seven minutes after coming on as a substitute. In the first season in Austria, the striker scored 23 goals in 32 games with teams of different ages.
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