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Player of the tournament, Martens ‘very proud’ team after the european CHAMPIONSHIP title

Player of the tournament, Martens ‘very proud’ team after the european CHAMPIONSHIP title

Lieke Martens was after the end of the european CHAMPIONSHIP final between the Netherlands and Denmark (4-2) UEFA declared the player of the tournament. The left praised Sunday the team effort of the Oranjevrouwen.

“I felt good during the european CHAMPIONSHIPS, but this I had not expected. Without my teammates and the staff, I had not been able to achieve. I am everyone’s very grateful”, said Martens against the NIS.

“Everybody runs for each other, we have fought like lions on the field. There may be some error,” referred to by Martens on the difficult first half against Denmark. “But we continue to fight. Wow!”

The 24-year-old belgian, who after the european CHAMPIONSHIPS to get started with FC Barcelona, could not really realize that the European title was. “I am so proud. European champion, how cool is that?”

Oranjevrouwen European champion after victory in Denmark

The basiself of Orange for the finals in Enschede.
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Nadia Nadim cheers after they Denmark early on from a penalty at 0-1 down.
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Vivianne Miedema provides a intikker for 1-1.
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Lieke Martens shoot Orange from a distance at 2-1.
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The Danish aanvoerster Pernille Harder shoot the 2-2.
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The captain Pointed and signed shortly after to rest from a free-kick for 3-2.
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Miedema is hailed by Martens after the 4-2 short for time.
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Bronze shoe

In the final in Enschede was Martens good for the second hit of Orange. Of distance passed by the Danish doelvrouw Stina Lykke Petersen and made the 2-1.

Martens was at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in total, good for three hits, making her the Bronze Shoe to date. The English Jodie Taylor scored five times and was top scorer the Golden boot.

Orange-striker Vivianne Miedema was four times as accurate, including twice in the final, and received the Silver Shoe.

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Historical EK-title Oranjevrouwen thanks to victory in Denmark

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