England's Luke Shaw, right, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Euro 2020 final match between England and Italy.(AP)
England's Luke Shaw, right, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Euro 2020 final match between England and Italy.(AP)

Euro 2020, Italy vs England: Luke Shaw scores the fastest-ever goal in final of a European Championship - WATCH

Euro 2020: Luke Shaw's goal was clocked in at 1 minute 57th second and this is the fastest goal scored ever in the final of Euro Championships.
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2021 12:51 AM IST

England were off to a dream start in the Euro 2020 final against Italy as Luke Shaw hammered their side in front in less than two minutes. A nervy moment from England defender Harry Maguire saw Italy getting an early corner. But Lorenzo Insigne's cross in the box was dealt well by Maguire, and he initiated a counter-attack.

The ball reached Harry Kane who released Kieran Trippier with plenty of space down the right flank. Trippier crossed it to the fast-post from where Luke Shaw unleashed a thunderous left-footed volley past Gianluigi Donnarumma. (Euro 2020 Full Coverage)

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Shaw's goal was clocked in at 1 minute 57th second and this is the fastest goal scored ever in the final of Euro Championships.


This is the first time England are playing a final in the history of the Euros. The Gareth Southgate-led team reached the final after defeating Denmark 2-1 in the semifinal at Wembley.

England and Italy players took a knee before the starting whistle to bring attention to racial injustice. The England players have done that at all of their matches at Euro 2020.

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