Luke Littler makes Lamine Yamal feelings clear after teenager's heroics for Spain in France Euro 2024 win

Luke Littler Lamine Yamal Spain France

Luke Littler seems to be a huge fan of Spain star Lamine Yamal after their Euro 2024 win over France

Jack Otway

By Jack Otway

Published: 10/07/2024

- 09:49

The darts star has taken to social media to react to the result

Luke Littler is seemingly a huge fan of Spain star Lamine Yamal, if his social media activity is anything to go by.

Yamal is currently in the spotlight after his heroics for his country on Tuesday night, with the 16-year-old netting Spain's first goal in their 2-1 win over France.

The forward, who was held by Lionel Messi when he was a baby, has sparkled at the tournament so far.

Despite his young age he's scored one goal and clocked up three assists, establishing himself as one of football's brightest prospects in the process.

Luke Littler Lamine Yamal Spain France

Luke Littler seems to be a huge fan of Spain star Lamine Yamal after their Euro 2024 win over France


Yamal is a superstar in the making and has drawn comparisons with Littler.

Littler, who is 17, recently won the darts Premier League and has been tipped to shatter records in the sport in the coming years ahead.

And the youngster seems to be fully aware of the comparisons between himself and the Spain forward.

He shared a meme on Instagram, with Littler appearing to be God in the image.

Yamal says 'how am I doing boss?', with Littler saying 'you're doing a great job son... a great job!"

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Luke Littler shared a meme of himself and Lamine Yamal after Spain beat France to reach the final of Euro 2024


Spain have now made the final of Euro 2024 after their 2-1 win.

And it'll be intriguing to see who they face next, with England and the Netherlands set to contest the other semi-final.

BBC pundits were blown away by Yamal's performance on Tuesday night.

As well as his goal, the teenager posed a constant threat. He is now expected to start Sunday's final, regardless of the opponent.

Rio Ferdinand reacted to his electrifying performance by saying: “Yamal plays like someone who has been playing for a long time.

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"He makes the right decisions in the right moments.

“The simplicity with which he plays, it is so rare.

"Normally you come in and you’re trying to prove yourself and you try too hard.

“He always makes the right decision.”

Gary Lineker added: "A superstar is born. It was the moment of the match, possibly the moment of the tournament."


And Alan Shearer reacted to his display by saying: "Just incredible.

"We've been talking about him all tournament and saying what a ridiculously young age it is.

"To do that, it's just outrageous."

Spain boss Luis de la Fuente, meanwhile, hailed Yamal for providing a 'touch of genius' against France.

"We saw a touch of genius," he said.

Lamine Yamal Spain France

Lamine Yamal was outstanding as Spain beat France at Euro 2024


"We all need to take care of him. I would like him to work with the same humility and keep his feet on the ground, to keep learning.

“He looks like a much more experienced player to be honest. I celebrate that he is in our team, that he is Spanish.

"We count on him and hopefully we can enjoy him for years to come.”

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