Spain U21 joy meant much to Javi Martínez

"It was one of the best experiences I have had in football," Javi Martínez told UEFA.com as he recalled winning the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship with Spain.

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    • Watch Bruma and four other stunning volleys

      Watch Bruma and four other stunning volleys

      See Bruma’s spectactular goal for Portugal against Spain at the Under-21s and four other goals scored full on the volley, featuring Kevin De Bruyne and Zinédine Zidane.
    • Italy v Czech Republic: See what happened in their last three U21 finals meetings

      Italy v Czech Republic: See what happened in their last three U21 finals meetings

      As the teams meet for the fourth time in the Under-21 finals since 2000, watch goals from all three of their previous encounters, including Andrea Pirlo’s stunning free-kick winner in the 2000 final.
    • Watch Redmond and the other two-tournament U21 goalscorers

      Watch Redmond and the other two-tournament U21 goalscorers

      Nathan Redmond joined an exclusive club when he scored England’s winner against Slovakia, having found the net in two Under-21 finals tournaments. Watch that goal and see five of the six other players to have achieved the feat, including Andrea Pirlo, Branislav Ivanović and Thiago Alcántara.
    • Pellegrini or Mandžukic? Which was your favourite overhead kick?

      Pellegrini or Mandžukic? Which was your favourite overhead kick?

      How does Lorenzo Pellegrini’s stunning bicycle kick for Italy against Denmark compare with Mario Mandžukic’s acrobatic effort for Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final? Watch both goals now and have your say - #U21EURO
    • Asensio and other U21 hat-trick heroes

      Asensio and other U21 hat-trick heroes

      Marco Asensio became only the fifth player to score an Under-21 final tournament hat-trick when he claimed a treble for Spain against FYR Macedonia. Watch the brilliant individual goal that sealed his hat-trick as well as strikes from previous players to have achieved the feat, including Asensio’s country-mate Thiago Alcântara.
    • Redmond calls on England to have belief

      Redmond calls on England to have belief

      Man of the match Nathan Redmond says England "have to keep believing" after they beat Slovakia to boost their U21 EURO semi-final hopes.
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