Marc Cucurella created THE thrilling scene at the European Championship in the quarter-final against Germany. The Spaniard was also a thorn in the side of the German fans in the semi-final against France.

Semi-finals of the European Championship in Munich. Spain against France. German fans, of course, would prefer it to be at home, at the European Championship. DFBteam seen playing in place of the Southern Europeans.

But Spain beat Germany 2-1 after extra time in the quarter-finals in Stuttgart, with Mikel Merino heading the ball past “La Furia Roja” in the 119th minute.

Marc Cucurella booed mercilessly

Previously there was in the 106th minute. he Great exciting scene from Euro 2024: Jamal Musiala shot from distance, Spanish defender Marc Cucurella blocked the ball. But clearly with his hand and in the box.

Not only was there a huge stir in the Stuttgart stadium, but also throughout German football there was a debate afterwards: is handball punishable or not? The tone was clear: the vast majority wanted to see a clear criminal hand.

The German fans who were at the stadium for the semi-finals of the European Championship in Munich on Tuesday also made the Spaniard feel that way. Every time the left-back hit the ball, a loud concert of whistles could be heard.. Completely unnecessary and very unsportsmanlike, especially as the host of a European Championship which is otherwise praised for all kinds of fraternisation between fans.

Outrage on social media over German fans' whistles

Curious: In Spain, many spectators no longer understood the world and believed that the whistles came from the French countryside. As a result, X even uttered insults in French so that they would finally reach the alleged perpetrators.

However, those who had changed the quickest were equally outraged. Corresponding German fans were branded “retarded” in comments on social media. One Spaniard also wrote of a “not inconsiderable lack of standard in certain areas of the stadium”.

Other fans, however, noted the expressions of discontent with mockery. “I laugh through my tears at the whistles against Cucurella,” read one comment. Another user noted: “These whistles are music to his ears.”

By Tobias Schrader (tsc)