"I cannot describe how I feel right now," said Sergei Makarov after the defender scored the winning penalty for Russia, while coach Dmitri Khomukha targeted the world title. Defender Dzhamaldin Khodzhaniyazov also spoke to UEFA.com.
Ahead of the 2014 UEFA European U17 Championship in Malta, UEFA.com looks back at the 2004 final when the likes of Karim Benzema and Samir Nasri helped France defeat Spain.
See how France made the final
Highlights: Germany 1-0 Russia
Highlights: How Germany won in 2009
The UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Germany was deservedly won by the hosts in a dramatic final but the event will truly live long in the memory due to the huge crowds, including a record 24,000 for the decider.
Highlights: Germany oust Spain on penalties
Watch the best moments as Germany advanced to the last-four with a 4-2 penalty win against Spain.
Highlights: England 0-1 Russia
Watch the goal by Aleksei Tataev that ended holders England's run at the quarter-final stage in Bulgaria.