Yamal takes Morocco to the Euro!

Yamal takes Morocco to the Euro!
Yamal takes Morocco to the Euro!

La Roja started Euro 2024 with a big 3-0 victory against Croatia on Saturday at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin (Germany). Lamine Yamal, the young Barça winger, was sparkling in addition to paying tribute to his Moroccan origins.

The 16-year-old nugget wore special shoes with the flags of the Morocco
and Equatorial Guinea. Born in Spain to Moroccan and Equatorial Guinean parents, Lamine Yamal is a rising star in world football. Even if he decided to turn your back on the selection of Morocco and thus disappointed many supporters, he does not forget his African origins and that is to his credit.

On the field side, the Blaugrana once again displayed all their talent, notably delivering a decisive pass (3-0) for Dani Carvajal at the end of the first half. In addition to becoming the youngest player in the history of the Euro, at 16 years and 339 days, he also became the youngest decisive passer in the competition, ahead of Polish midfielder Kacper Kozlowski, who had played Euro 2021, at 17 years and 246 days.

He makes his dream come true

Recently, during an interview for GQYamal had reconsidered his choice for the Rojawith whom he already has 8 capes for 2 goals: “ I never had any doubts. I always knew that I wanted to play in a European Championship and a World Cup with the Spanish team. » No regrets therefore for the supporters of the Atlas Lions.

And to think that the 2026 World Cup will take place in both Spain and Morocco… Barring an injury or downgrade, Lamine Yamal should continue his progress and have the chance to participate, and that will inevitably be a source of pride for his whole family. But before dreaming of taking part in a World Cup in two of its three home countries, focus on the Euro, with a tempting clash against Italy on Thursday at the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen.

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