Nottingham Forest star Morgan Gibbs-White has helped the England Under-21s win the European Championship. The Young Lions defeated Spain 1-0 in a dramatic final in Georgia last night.
Forest star Gibbs-White started all but one of England’s games during the tournament. Last night, he started once again as the Three Lions defeated Spain in the most dramatic of circumstances.
With England leading in the 96th minute thanks to a Curtis Jones goal, Spain were handed a penalty. Levi Colwill committed a foul on Abel Ruiz in the box and after a lengthy VAR check, the penalty was awarded.
Up stepped Ruiz himself but he found James Trafford inspired between the posts. He made a magnificent double save to preserve his unbelievable record of ensuring that England didn’t concede a single goal all tournament.
Gibbs-White had actually been substituted by the time that Trafford saved a late penalty. In the celebrations that followed, the Forest man was sent off by the Norwegian referee, along with Spain player Antonio Blanco.
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Gibbs-White, 23, has been in fine form for Forest over the past few months. He was instrumental as the club ensured their Premier League survival and he looks like a very good piece of business.
Forest star Morgan Gibbs-White receives praise on Instagram
Maddison has been a hot topic this summer. He’s moved to Tottenham from Leicester for £45 million and he’s expected to hold down a place in Gareth Southgate’s team from now on.
He sent a message to Forest star Gibbs-White after last night’s superb win. The man who played against the Reds last season said: “Congrats mate, brilliant tournament.”
Furthermore, the Forest man also received a message from the Reds’ promotion hero Garner. The Reds dearly wanted to sign him last summer but he ended up signing for Everton instead.
He went a little bit more simplistic, writing the words, ‘my brother’, along with two love heart emojis after he starred alongside Gibbs-White for the Under-21s.