UEFA Euro 2008
13th European association football championship
The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship (or the Euro 2008) was the 13th UEFA European Championships. It was hosted by Austria and Switzerland during June 7 and June 29, 2008. The winners were Spain, defeating Germany 1-0. Spain was also the first team since Germany in 1996, to win undefeated.
|Dates||7 June – 29 June|
|Venue(s)||8 (in 8 host cities)|
|Champions||Spain (2nd title)|
|Goals scored||77 (2.48 per match)|
|Attendance||1,140,902 (36,803 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||David Villa (4 goals)|
Greece, the UEFA Euro 2004 champions, recorded the worst finish in the UEFA Euro 2008. They got the least amount of money, and no points for the Group Stage.
- Teams highlighted in green qualified for the finals.
The teams that qualified were:
|Germany||0 – 1||Spain|
Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna
Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy)
|Eliminated in the Semi-finals|
|Eliminated in the Quarter-finals|
|Eliminated in the Group stage|