Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, 6th WTA, praises the footballers of the U-21 national team for their matches at the European Championship and says it is the best team in the country.
Halep has sent the players a message, urging them to stay focused and to fight for victory.
“It is a generation coming from behind and I believe it is the best football team in the country now. They should stay focused until the very end and fight for each moment,” Simona Halep said for Digi Sport TV private broadcaster.
Simona Halep is a football fan, supports FCSB and FC Viitorul, with football legend Gheorghe Hagi owner and technical manager.
Recently, Halep trained wearing a T-shirt with the name of Hagi imprinted.
Scorching heat expected at the time of the match Romania vs. Germany
Scorching heat is expected on Thursday, at 19.00h Bucharest time, at the time of the match between Romania and Germany, counting for the semi-finals of the U-21 European Championship in Italy.
Italy is under a heat wave, with Code red and Code Orange warnings on Wednesday and Thursday, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius.
A meteorology website in Italy forecasts the temperature in Bologna on Thursday at 40-41 degrees C.
Initially, the match was scheduled at 21.00h local time (22.00h in Romania) but the organisers swapped the semi-finals and Spain vs. France will be played second.