Euro 2020 Awards: In the final match of Euro Cup 2020, Italy won the title by defeating England 3-2 in a penalty shootout yesterday. This is the second time that Italy has become Euro champion. On the other hand, England has not won any major title since the World Cup victory in 1966. At the same time, Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal has won the prestigious Golden Boot Award in this tournament. Italy’s goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was adjudged the Player of the Tournament for his excellent performance. He is the first goalkeeper to achieve this feat.
Golden Boot winner Ronaldo managed to score 5 goals in his 4 matches of the tournament. Patrick Schick of Czech Republic also scored 5 goals in 5 matches. But Ronaldo also helped in getting a goal, due to which he became the winner of this award and Patrick Schick had to be content with the silver boot. In this list, France’s Karim Benzema finished third, scoring 4 goals in 4 matches.
Italy got huge prize money
For winning the Euro Cup 2020 title, Italy was given a huge amount of 1 billion 3 crore fifty lakh rupees as a reward. At the same time, the tournament’s runner-up England was given a prize money of Rs 72.48 crore. Italy and Spain scored the most goals 13-13 in this tournament. At the same time, the defense of the England team was the best in this tournament. England conceded only two goals in 7 matches.
Italy broke England’s dream
At the very beginning of this match played at the historic Wembley Stadium in London, Luke Shaw scored a brilliant goal to give England the lead. England maintained their 1-0 lead over Italy till the end of the first half. However, in the second half, Italy’s Leonardo Bonucci scored in the 67th minute of the match to level the match at 1-1. In this way, this exciting match which lasted for 120 minutes was tied at 1-1. Italy then beat England 3-2 in a penalty shootout.
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