What happened to the 11 Liverpool stars who tasted international glory?

Curtis Jones and Harvey Elliott were crowned European champions with England on Saturday night as the Young Lions beat Spain.

Lee Carsley’s side, who won all five games en route to the final without conceding a goal, won 1-0 to become the third British team to win the Championship. Europe for the under-21 age group. Jones scored the winning goal that night and was named Man of the Match for his performance.

The Young Lions won the tournament twice in the ’80s, in 1982 and 1984, but have only reached the final once since with Liverpool legend James Milner, part of the team that lost to Germany in 2009. .

For the record, former Reds Sammy Lee, Steve McMahon and David Hodgson all featured in 1982, while Paul Walsh and Howard Gayle were members of the 1984 team.

As a result, Jones and Elliott helped put an end to ’40 years of trauma’ for the young Lions, who both played for the Under-21s in Romania and Georgia. The first player was one of the stars of the tournament, and put in a best performance in England’s semi-final win over Israel, while the latter, who was admittedly mostly played as a substitute, scored a spectacular individual goal against Germany as the only starter.

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While England’s ‘patchwork’ international record is well-documented, a number of the Reds have actually achieved international success with the young Lions in the Premier League era. While Jones and Elliott’s success is at its highest, at a more advanced stage let’s take a look at the previous Liverpool champions they have tried to compete with…

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