The official UEFA Euro 2020 team of the tournament got revealed on Tuesday that involves five players from the newly crowned European Champions Italy, three from the championship’s finalists England and no golden boot winner, Cristiano Ronaldo, France’s Kylian Mbappe or Poland’s Robert Lewandowski.
👕🙌 Introducing the official Team of the Tournament for #EURO2020
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— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 13, 2021
Federico Chiesa alongside Raheem Sterling who scored three goals in the tournament this year and Romelu Lukaku of Belgium were entailed in the attacking trio. Lukaku netted four goals in four matches, the Belgian striker is the only one of the six top scorers to be encompassed in the lineup of Euro 2020.
Kylian Mbappe failed to score in four games and had misplaced the crucial penalty kick that was saved and France was eliminated by Switzerland in the Round of 16 in the penalty shootouts despite Karim Benzema’s brace.
Lewandowski of Poland, the current FIFA best player in the world netted thrice in three games which were not enough as his side ended last in its group.
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo scored five goals tying with Czech Republic’s Patrik Schick but the Golden Boot was awarded to Ronaldo because of the assist he provided against Germany while Patrik ended up with none.
UEFA Euro 2020 Team of the Tournament:
Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy)
Defenders: Kyle Walker (England), Leonardo Bonucci (Italy), Harry Maguire (England), Leonardo Spinazzola (Italy)
Midfielders: Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Denmark), Jorginho (Italy), Pedri (Spain)
Forwards: Federico Chiesa (Italy), Romelu Lukaku (Belgium), Raheem Sterling (England)