Portugal Euro under-19 Champions after epic final!

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Portugal keeps proving that there will be a future after Cristiano Ronaldo as they became the first same genaration of players to win the U17 and U19 Euro titles.

In an amazing final, took revenge of Italy with a 4-3 win after extra time. Both teams played earlier in the competion with Italy winning that won 3-2, but today they were all the game running behind the result but Pedro Correia’s goal on the 109th minute ended up with their dreams.

Trincao Francisco and Joao Filipe (Portugal)

Francisco Trincão (Braga) and Jota (Benfica) were the top scorers of the tournament and 10 of the Portuguese players won the Euro under 17 and 19. Those young talents will go back home hoping they can get now the opportunities in their clubs. The talent is there, now comes the hard part – the transition from the youth to professional football.

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