Serbia beat Brazil to lift Under 20 World Cup

serb_3348259bAfter beating Brazil with a 2-1 scoreline in the final, Serbia have lifted the Under 20 World Cup, despite a stunning goal from Manchester United’s promising youngster Andreas Pereira.

A winner from Nemanja Maksimovic in extra time sealed victory for the Serbs, bringing them their first ever title as an independent country.

The game had been locked at 1-1 after 90 minutes after an opening goal from Stanisa Mandic and the wonderful Brazilian equaliser from Pereira.

But the east Europeans clinched it in the 118th minute. Serbian coach Veljko Paunovic said: “They can get to the top of the world”

“I can tell you in this generation there is a lot of good players that in the next 10 years will play in the best games in the world.”

“This is the time for this generation to grow up and say farewell to youth football and this is the best way to do it.

“They have to focus on the next 10 years.”

 

Credit: TeleGraph | Serbia beat Brazil to lift Under 20 World Cup

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