EURO 2020

Roberto Carlos Says Luke Shaw Was the Best Player in Euro 2020

Ali Shibil Roshan
Roberto Carlos
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Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos says Luke Shaw 'was the best player' in the recently concluded Euro 2020, which Italy won after beating England on penalties in the final.

Shaw was impressive for the Three Lions in the tournament as he provided three assists, and scored for England in the final against Italy.

And, Carlos, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest left-backs of all time, believes Shaw was the best player in the Euro 2020.

"He was the best player in the tournament. He has to keep it up; he has to continue playing like that. That’s important," Carlos told GQ.

Carlos also said England, who came close to winning the Euro 2020, deserves to win a trophy 'if they can keep these standards up'.

"I watched the entire Euros and the England team played really well. Losing is part of the game, part of football, and I really do hope that they can do well at the World Cup. If they can keep these standards up they deserve to win a trophy."

Meanwhile, Carlos also named the best player he ever played with and the best opponent. He said: "The best I played with was Ronaldo 'Fenomeno'. The best opponent was Luis Figo."