The Spanish striker’s superb goal kept his team’s hopes alive in the Euro 2020 semi-finals at Wembley.
Alvaro Morata made his name in the history books when the late dramatic scorer against Italy surpassed Fernando Torres, ranking him as Cristiano Ronaldo in the Euro record.
Murata’s stunning goal gave Italy a 1-0 lead over Azure in the 80th minute of Tuesday’s Euro 2020 semi-final thanks to a goal from Federico Chisa.
But, after getting a pass from Danny Olmo, Murata completely eliminated an excellent layout, sending the game into extra time, making history.
What did Murata’s purpose mean?
In addition to keeping Spain’s Euro hopes alive, he also saw Morta, a critic of Morta, pass through the Torres.
The goal was Murata’s sixth goal of his career at Euro, surpassing Torres, who had previously been Spain’s top scorer in five matches.
Murata also became the second player to score three or more goals in more than one euro, including Cristiano Ronaldo, who has done so in three separate tournaments.
In addition, Murata, who did not start on Tuesday, became the first Spanish player to score for both club and country at Wembley Stadium.
A difficult tournament for Murata
Murata has been the target of intense criticism throughout the tournament, with the vitriol often being taken to inappropriate levels.
The striker revealed During the group stage, he and his family received death threats He added that while telling people he could not sleep, he said he wanted his children to die as a result of his performance for Spain.
But Morata’s goal for Munawar was his third in the tournament, with the striker also scoring against Poland and Croatia.