And he’s only 20 years old… Benjamin Šeško finishes Euro 2024 qualification as the second top scorer in Slovenian Group H
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To be successful, you need someone who scores goals. There are simply no goals in football. When
first made it to the European and World Cups, Slovenia had Zlatko Zahović, still the national team’s all-time top scorer. When she reached the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, she had Milivoje Novakovic, the second top scorer of all time. Now it’s on to
and now it has him. A young ace with huge promise. Benjamin Šeško may be only 20 years old, but Slovenia is already flying on his wings.
A footballer who was a teenager not so long ago is playing as if he had many years of football at the highest level under his belt. He proved that he has matured as a striker for the biggest things, regardless of his age, both in the match against Kazakhstan and throughout the qualifiers.
With a 0-0 score and less than an hour to go before the big competition, many people – hand on heart – would be shaking in their knees. They didn’t. Benjamin Šeško was ice-cold at the end of the first half and converted an 11th-minute penalty. Goalkeeper one way, ball the other.
It was the fifth goal for the RB Leipzig player in these qualifiers, in which he was Slovenia’s top scorer. Benjamin Šeško can also boast that he was the second top scorer in qualifying Group H. Only Rasmus Hojlund, Denmark’s forward, scored more goals (7). But it is not impossible that if Benjamin Šeško had played in San Marino, where he was rested due to problems, the view of this ranking would have been different.
Slovenia has hit the road to Euro 2024 20 goals: in addition to Benjamin Šešek, the following goals were scored Andraž Šporar (3), Erik Janža, Žan Vipotnik (both 2), David Brekalo, Adam Gnezda Cerin, Žan Karničnik, Sandi Lovrić, Jan Mlakar and finally Benjamin Verbič with a masterpiece.
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