England’s Jude Bellingham becomes youngest player to appear in Euro match

England's Jude Bellingham is challenged by Croatia's Luka Modric, right, during a Euro 2020 Group D match. (Laurence Griffiths, Pool via AP)

England midfielder Jude Bellingham has become the youngest player to appear at a European Championship.

Bellingham is 17 years, 349 days. He came on as a substitute in the 82nd minute in England’s 1-0 victory over Croatia.

The previous youngest player was Jetro Willems. He was 18 when he played for the Netherlands at Euro 2012.

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