36 of the funniest reactions after Euro 2020’s tiny car returned to deliver the final match ball

36 of the funniest reactions after Euro 2020’s tiny car returned to deliver the final match ball
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Wonder what the biggest comeback of all was at Euro 2020? Well, it turned out to be the tiny car that delivered the match ball.

It reappeared ahead of the Spain versus Italy semi-final on Tuesday, plus England’s semi-final with Denmark, and also the final between England and Italy – and the internet is raving about it

People were very glad to see it back. These are just some of the latest reactions to the now-iconic car.

There was pandemonium after England took an early lead in the final thanks to a Luke Shaw goal. Maybe the Little Car had an impact?

But who is driving the car?

The tiny car first emerged in June as Italy took on Turkey.

The Italians would be comfortable 3-0 winners on the night but it took them until the second half to break the Turks down, with an unfortunate own goal from Merih Demiral opening the scoring.

Before that, all anyone could really talk about was the tiny remote-controlled car that whisked the ball onto the pitch for kick-off at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome and almost overshadowed Andrea Bocelli’s spectacular rendition of Nessun Dorma.

The tiny car drove onto the pitch with the ball inside it and gave it to referee Danny Makkelie.

Viewers were left instantly bemused by what they had just seen, including England women’s international Lianne Sanderson who wanted this to become a regular feature.

Sure enough, memes of the car started to flood the internet.

Still, it might have some way to go before it can beat the DHL delivery of the match ball that happened in the Indian Super League.

The car was obviously part of the tournament’s sponsorship deal with Volkswagen who are one of the sponsors of this year’s competition which is taken place across 11 different European cities.

Volkswagen’s slogan for the tournament is ‘We Drive Football.’ Will we be seeing the little car at more matches? We can only hope so.

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