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We have shown the world what we can do says Ajax's De Ligt

Matthijs de Ligt hailed Ajax's "unbelievable" achievement after they ended their 22-year wait for a Champions League semi-final appearance. Credit: PA

Matthijs de Ligt hailed Ajax's "unbelievable" achievement after the Dutch club ended their 22-year wait for a Champions League semi-final appearance by shocking Juventus.

Central defender De Ligt, the Ajax captain at just 19 years of age, headed the winner in a 2-1 victory in Turin - the Amsterdam club winning 3-2 on aggregate.

Ajax are the first team in Champions League history to make the semi-finals after surviving three qualifying rounds, and will now meet Manchester City or Tottenham in the last four.

"I can't describe what kind of emotion we have at the moment," said De Ligt after Ajax had added Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus to their list of Champions League victims, having previously eliminated holders Real Madrid.

"It's unbelievable what we achieved, we are a squad from the Netherlands and we show the world what we can do.

"We showed it in the Bernabeu (against Madrid), we showed it against Bayern Munich (at the group stage) and now we showed it against Juventus.

"But we are never satisfied and the next game is also going to be important, we'll see what happens.

"There is so much potential in our team and we are all still young. You see us grow every game."