England lift maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup title after stunning comeback

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England won their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup title after beating Spain 5-2 in Saturday’s final at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

England won their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup title after beating Spain 5-2 in Saturday’s final at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Sergio Gomez gave Spain an early lead in the game, finishing off from close range. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Sergio Gomez gave Spain an early lead in the game, finishing off from close range. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Gomez doubled his team’s lead after 30 minutes with a stunning finish. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Gomez doubled his team’s lead after 30 minutes with a stunning finish. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Over 66,000 fans were in attendance for the game, with the best part of the game yet to come in the second half. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Over 66,000 fans were in attendance for the game, with the best part of the game yet to come in the second half. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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After Rhian Brewster pulled a goal back for England, Morgan Gibbs-White equalised for his side. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

After Rhian Brewster pulled a goal back for England, Morgan Gibbs-White equalised for his side. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Phil Foden (no. 7) then gave his side the lead midway into the second half. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Phil Foden (no. 7) then gave his side the lead midway into the second half. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Mark Guehi scored a fourth goal late in the game, before Phil Foden rounded off the win with a fifth goal.

Mark Guehi scored a fourth goal late in the game, before Phil Foden rounded off the win with a fifth goal.

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This is England’s first ever World Cup title in the U-17 age group. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

This is England’s first ever World Cup title in the U-17 age group. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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Spain players were visibly dejected after a thorough thrashing in the final. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Spain players were visibly dejected after a thorough thrashing in the final. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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England now hold the World Cup titles in both the U-17 and U-20 age groups. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

England now hold the World Cup titles in both the U-17 and U-20 age groups. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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