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Top 5 Youngest goal scorers at the European Championships

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Youngest goal scorers at the UEFA EURO
Youngest goal scorers at the UEFA EURO

The UEFA EURO is a world-famous football tournament, and thousands of people are somehow engaged in it, every season. The legends show their efficiency, and the young generations show their performance. The current season of EURO 2020 has a 26 man squad limit, out of which many are young athletes, and are starting their career.

Sometimes, the excitement for the young players is high to see what sort of performance he can present. And since the starting of UEFA EURO, many young players have proved their efficiency too. Here we will know regarding the top 5 goal scorers at the UEFA EURO of all time.

5. Cristiano Ronaldo

Portuguese legend, CR7 ranks fifth in the race of being the youngest goalscorer at the UEFA EURO, at the age of 19 years, and 127 days. He came into the 2004 Euros, and was regarded as the golden boy, and performed magnificently. He scored his first international goal there versus Greece, in the opening match. However, Portugal got defeat in that match, but it will be ever-remembered always as the debut stage of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo

4. Dragan Stojkovic

The player who scored his first UEFA EURO goal at the age of 19 years and 108 days, is the former Serbian soccer player, Dragan Stojkovic. Serbia was losing against France by the score of 3-1, however, the Stojkovic penalty goal made it look better when it became 3-2.

Dragan Stojkovic

3. Renato Sanches

Another Portuguese on this list, who scored his first goal at the age of 18 years and 317 days is Renato Sanches. It was against Poland, where Sanches proved his mastery, by teaming up with Nani.

Renato Sanches

2. Wayne Rooney

The player holding the second position on this list is English footballer, Wayne Rooney. He netted his first UEFA EURO goal at the age of 18 years 237 days against Switzerland, in the second match of the group league.

Wayne Rooney

1. Johan Vonlanthen

The player holding the first position in this list of youngest goal scorers in UEFA EURO is the Swiss footballer Johan Vonlanthen who did it at the age of 18 years and 141 days. It was against France, where Vonlanthen netted his goal, scoring the equalizer with their opposition team. However Switzerland lost the game, Volanthen was successful in making history.

Johan Volanthen

Also Read: The youngest player ever to score in a European Championship final

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