Lamine Yamal's phenomenal record: Youngest Goal Scorer in Euro History

By Real11 - Jul 10 2024 33 Views


Spain secured final's spot after beating France by 2-1

Lamine Yamal was the main topic of the Euro 2024 semifinal match between Spain vs France, on Wednesday(10th July). The 16-year-old Wunderkind successfully set a record as the youngest goal scorer in European Cup history. At only 16 years old, Yamal has become an irreplaceable figure in Spain's starting XI for Euro 2024, the Barcelona star has also made an extraordinary contribution to Spain's journey so far.

However, before this semifinal match, Yamal had not been able to break into the opponent's goal his goal finally came at the right moment, namely the semifinal match. Yamal's goal made the score a 1-1 draw. Spain finally qualified for the final after Dani Olmo scored a goal and made the score 2-1 for La Furia Roja's victory which lasted until the match ended.

The match entered the 21st minute, and Lamine Yamal shook the Allianz Arena in Munich with his spectacular goal. He specially scored a goal, namely a shot from a long distance, this goal made Yamal set a record as the youngest goalscorer in Euro history. Yamal did it at the age of only 16 years, 11 months, 27 days. Now, Yamal is certain to play in the final. Interestingly, in the final match at the weekend, Yamal will be 17 years old, he will have his 17th birthday on Saturday, July 13 2024.

Euro 2024 is a very memorable event for Yamal. Previously, he had set a record by officially becoming the youngest player to ever play in a Euro match. Yamal was recorded as being 16 years 338 days old when he played in the Spain versus Croatia match. He broke the previous record held by Polish player Kacper Kozlowski at the age of 17 years 246 days. Not only that, Yamal then also made history by becoming the youngest player to provide an assist in Euro history when he was the architect of Spain's third goal scored by Dani Carvajal.

Overall, Lamine Yamal has recorded one goal and three assists in six matches with Spain at Euro 2024.

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