Euro 2024: Did Mykhailo Mudryk take inspiration from adorable accessory as Ukraine bounced back?

Mykhailo Mudryk in action for Ukraine
Mykhailo Mudryk in action for Ukraine (Image credit: Getty Images)

Reeling from an opening 3-0 defeat to Romania and a goal down at half-time against Slovakia, Ukraine were staring Euro 2024 elimination in the face. 

Chelsea’s Mykhailo Mudryk did not have the best opening 45 minutes against Francesco Calzona’s men, as he failed to take advantage of some promising positions, only for his final ball to disappoint. 

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.