Goalscorer Andrija Luković told UEFA.com that winning the UEFA European Under-19 Championship with Serbia was the 'best day' of his life, while Aleksandar Mitrović struggled to put the success into words.
France rue missed chance
After defeat against Serbia in the final of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, Adrien Rabiot told UEFA.com France lost to a team with 'more desire', while Aymeric Laporte added that his side can still be proud of their achievements.
Finalists France praise the gameplan
Antoine Conte and Yassine Benzia told UEFA.com that Francis Smerecki’s tactics were the key for France after earning a place in the final at the expense of Spain.
‘No more sadness’ for proud Portugal
Bruno Varela and Bernardo Silva gave their thoughts to UEFA.com after Portugal’s defeat by Serbia on penalties.
Mixed feelings for Spain
After Spain’s elimination, José Rodríguez and Rubén Blanco reflected on “a lot of good memories” and positive experiences despite failing to retain the trophy.
Serbia joy after making history
Predrag Rajković and Aleksandar Mitrović told UEFA.com about the scale of the achievement and making history for Serbia after they overcame Portugal on penalties in an epic semi-final.
Spain reflect on ‘getting their act together’
Luis de la Fuente told his Spain side to play for their families, Spain and themselves and in doing so, inspired a second-half fightback against the Netherlands according to goalscoring substitute Fede Vico.
Pavlovski proud of Serbian achievement
Marko Pavlovski summed up Serbian emotions after his free-kick cancelled out Adrien Hunou's first-half opener to give Serbia first place in Group B following a 1-1 draw.
Lithuania acknowledge Portuguese strength
Gratas Sirgedas scored twice and told UEFA.com the goals were important to his personal career, despite a 4-2 loss to Portugal.
Leemans: ‘It was just not our day’.
Clint Leemans told UEFA.com that despite a good first half, the Netherlands conceded goals "too easily" in their 3-2 loss to Spain.
Turkey pleased to show their talent
Onurcan Piri told UEFA.com that Turkey had set the record straight with a 4-2 win over Georgia, despite exiting the finals.
Experience can bring future success for Georgia
Georgia captain Nika Sandokhadze reflected on the great achievement of qualification for the final tournament after bowing out of it with a 4-2 loss to Turkey.
Portugal surprised, Dutch regroup
Alexandre Guedes scored twice in Portugal’s 4-1 win over the Netherlands and then told UEFA.com that “we didn’t expect a victory to be like this”, with Netherlands captain Mickey van der Hart targeting a recovery in the final Group A match against Spain.
United group pleases hero Hernández
Iker Hernández scored a double for Spain in their win over Lithuania and then told UEFA.com about the "fantastic" atmosphere in the camp, with Julius Aleksandravičius reflecting on the early tactics that didn’t prevent the hosts from conceding an early goal in Kaunas.
Meleg praises preparation after Serbia reach final four
Substitute Dejan Meleg showered praise on his Serbia team and technical staff after scoring the winning goal against Georgia, for whom Davit Mtivlishvili reflected that the tournament experience to date has given him added motivation for the future.
France aiming for regular improvement
Yassine Benzia told UEFA.com that France will get better with every game after his goal helped them to a 2-1 victory over Turkey in Group B, for whom Cenk Şahin reflected on two performances so far that could have brought greater rewards.
Pavlovski credits Serbian high tempo
Serbia captain Marko Pavlovski told UEFA.com that the intensity of their performance was the key to an opening 2-1 win in Marijampole, with Turkey’s goalscorer Recep Niyaz targeting two wins for a place in the semi-finals.
Spain pleased with hard-earned victory
Spain's Sandro Ramírez and Portugal's João Cancelo speak UEFA.com following Spain's 2-1 victory.
Laporte proud of France approach
Captain Aymeric Laporte told UEFA.com 'I’m proud of my players' after France opened their campaign with a 0-0 draw against Georgia, whilst Nika Tchanturia said more is to come from his team in Group B.
Dutch relieved after dramatic late win
Anass Achahbar and Rai Vloet told UEFA.com that belief was the key for the Netherlands as they snatched a 3-2 opening win over Lithuania with captain Lukas Artimavičius joining Tomas Švedkauskas in thanking the home crowd for their support.