Asked whether he'd played alongside a teenager as good before, the 31-year-old said: “No, no, no!
“In recent football we've never seen that before and he can still improve again and again. He's like a rough diamond and we need to keep polishing it. He's got a big future ahead of him."
On the semifinal win against Belgium, he added: "We really enjoyed the victory with our families that evening but from the next day it was about being focused on Sunday. We've come a long way to get here and we don't want to waste this opportunity now."