ATLANTA, GEORGIA—Germany is one proud soccer nation these days.
This scenario developed after Germany won the Under-21 European Soccer Championship on Sunday night after beating the tough Portugal football team 1-0.
Fast-rising Manchester City striker Lukas Nmecha scored the winning goal for his team that gave the Germans their third U21 Euro title in the history of the tournament.
Nmecha who is playing well for Manchester City in a handful of games from on a loan from Anderlecht is very happy with his winning goal for Germany.
The other two U21 championship trophies of Germany came in 2009 and 2017 against England 4-0 and Spain 1-0 respectively.
The two soccer rivals are set to renew their rivalry in the 2020 European Championship to be played by the senior soccer players of each team.
Portugal the defending champion of the tournament is set to face Germany in Munich on June 19.
The senior team of Germany coached by Joachim Low is bracketed in Group F at the Euro Championship along with France, Hungary, and Portugal.

By bob

A veteran soccer journalist who is an avid fan of Atlanta United and Lionel Messi.