WATCH: Romania score the goal of Euro 2024 - thanks to Real Madrid star's mistake

Nicolae Stanciu of Romania scores the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Romania and Ukraine at Munich Football Arena on June 17, 2024 in Munich, Germany.
(Image credit: Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Euro 2024 has started with a bang for Romania – thanks to a mistake from a Real Madrid player.

Andriy Lunin has been in sparkling form all season, following Thibaut Courtois's long-term injury. It's typical, then, that the goalkeeper would be the fall guy for his country on the biggest stage of all.

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Mark White
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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.