CHECK OUT SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT EURO 2020 FINAL

The Italian national football team won their second European championship and first in 53 years as they beat their compatriots from England in a penalty shootout. Chech out some facts from the final played at the Wembley.

Italy have won their second European Championship trophy after 53 years from their first one (1968), the largest gap for a single side in the history of the competition.

Gianluigi Donnarumma has won each of the five games in which his team has faced penalty shootouts: three for his club and two for the National Team.

Leonardo Bonucci (34 years and 71 days) has become the oldest scorer in a EURO final, beating the previous record of Bernd Hölzenbein in 1976 (30 years and 103 days).

Jorginho becomes today the fifth Italian player to play the Champions League/European Cup Final and the EUROs or World Cup Final in a single season.

Luke Shaw’s opener was the quickest ever goal scored in the final of the European Championships, as well as his first ever for the England national team.

England have won just 22% (2/9) of their major tournament shootouts (World Cup/EUROs), the lowest ratio of any European nation to have been involved in three or more.

Harry Kane didn’t attempt a shot or create a chance for only the second time in his 61 games for England, with the other coming in a 29-minute substitute appearance against Switzerland in 2018.

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