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Arsenal star celebrates “unbelievable” night at Euro 2016

| 03.07.2016

It was a night of curious statistics for Germany as they progressed to the Euro 2016 semi-finals at Italy’s expense in Bordeaux.

Die Mannschaft made it six penalty shootout wins in a row at major tournaments, but at the same time missed more spot kicks against the Italians than they had done in all five of their previous tie-breakers combined.

Here’s how a handful of the players from both sides reacted to the eventual 6-5 German win on social media:

Toni Kroos, who netted Germany’s first penalty, was pretty brief in his verdict.

Andre Schurrle didn’t get on to the pitch for the game, but did manage to snap a quick post-match selfie with a few of his teammates:

He was outdone by the king of the selfie however, with Lukas Podolski finding a natty hat to wear for his:

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil was one of three Germany stars to miss from the spot, but still found time to celebrate on Twitter:

The Italian team’s official account celebrated their side’s achievements in defeat:

Finally, Bastian Schweinsteiger paid tribute to his opponents:

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Matt Wiggins

No idyllic sound comes close to leather on willow for Matt, whose previous experience includes stints with Spin Magazine and Surrey County Cricket Club. It's not just cricket that interests him though, with football, golf, tennis and any American sport not played on ice all high on his list of favourites.