UEFA Euro 1988

8th European association football championship

The 1988 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament took place in West Germany between 10 and 25 June 1988. It was the eighth European Football Championship, which is held every four years and supported by UEFA.

1988 UEFA European Football Championship
UEFA Fußball-Europameisterschaft
Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1988
Tournament details
Host countryWest Germany
Dates10 June – 25 June
Venue(s)8 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (1st title)
Runners-up Soviet Union
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored34 (2.27 per match)
Attendance849,844 (56,656 per match)
Top scorer(s)Netherlands Marco van Basten (5 goals)

The final match was played on 25 June between the Soviet Union and the Netherlands. The Netherlands won the match 2–0, and became the European champions for the first, and so far only time.