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    Sports16-year-old Yamal scores stunning winner as Spain reach Euro 2024 final

    16-year-old Yamal scores stunning winner as Spain reach Euro 2024 final

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    In a semifinal match that will be remembered for years, Spanish prodigy Lamine Yamal scored a memorable goal against France to book his team's place in the Euro 2024 final. The clock struck 20:16 when the 16-year old curled a magnificent left-footed shot from just outside the box into the top corner of the net, leaving the goalkeeper with no chance.

    This phenomenal strike completed a comeback for Spain, as they went on to win the thriller 2-1 in Munich. Yamal's goal is already being called a ‘once in a generation' strike, and will surely be replayed for years as one of the greatest goals ever seen at the European Championships.

    Still just a teenager, Yamal is already making history as Spain's youngest ever player and goalscorer. He also holds the record as the youngest goalscorer in the history of Barcelona, where he came up through the famed youth academy. Despite his tender age, Yamal has established himself as an important player for both club and country with his dazzling skills and match-winning contributions.

    Born in the small town of Rocafonda near Barcelona to parents from Equatorial Guinea and Morocco, Yamal's incredible rise is all the more remarkable given his humble beginnings. He credits the rough and tumble street football of his childhood for developing his tricky dribbling and close control. While still grounded and homesick for his family's bakery, Yamal is living out both his and their dreams on the big stage in Germany.

    With talent and poise well beyond his years, Yamal remains focused on continual improvement rather than resting on his accomplishments. As he dazzles the with each new performance, this 16-year-old star could just be getting started on a journey to the very top of the game.

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