Only 11 matches have passed. At Euro 2024, a record that had stood since 1968 was broken

Football news 18 june 2024, 16:39
Steven Perez Dailysports's expert Steven Perez
Only 11 matches have passed. At Euro 2024, a record that had stood since 1968 was broken Photo: https://x.com/WeAreTheOverlap

At Euro 2024, only 11 matches have concluded, yet teams have already broken a record that stood since 1968.

According to The Overlap, this Euro has seen the highest percentage of goals scored from outside the penalty area, currently at 32%, achieved in just these 11 matches.

Additionally, Arda Güler, the prodigy from the Turkish national team and Real Madrid, became the youngest player to score in his debut European Championship match. At 19 years and 114 days old, he surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo's previous record of 19 years and 128 days.

Moreover, forward Cristiano Ronaldo of the Portuguese national team set a unique record at the European Championships.

Furthermore, the legendary defender from the Portuguese national team, aged 41 years and 113 days, became the oldest player to participate in the final stages of the European Championship as a center-back.

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