"Amazing" was the verdict of midfielder Koke as he sat down to reflect with UEFA.com on Spain's triumphant UEFA European Under-21 Championship campaign in Israel.
‘The best feeling’ for Spain stars
Spain captain Thiago Alcántara told UEFA.com of “the best feeling possible” after his hat-trick helped Spain to retain their title, whilst Álvaro Morata revelled in the continuation of Spanish success.
Herrera recalls 2011 success
As Spain's current crop prepare to defend their Under-21 title, Ander Herrera recalls his opening goal in the 2011 final win and has his say on rising expectations.
Spain's Thiago dreaming of back-to-back titles
Spain's Thiago Alcántara told UEFA.com he "dreams" of scoring the decider against Italy in Tuesday's final as he bids to join an elite list of players to have won back-to-back U21 titles.
Sacchi credits holistic approach for Italy's success
A doyen of coaching and head of youth at the Italian Football Federation, Arrigo Sacchi tells UEFA.com about the U21 finalists, developing youngsters and the Azzurri's future.
Final appointment caps Jug's perfect month
Matej Jug recently became a father again and on Tuesday the Slovenian will referee the Under-21 final in Israel – no surprise then that he "will remember June 2013 forever".