UEFA European Championship

European association football tournament for men's national teams
UEFA Euro trophy

The UEFA European Football Championship, commonly known as the UEFA European Championship and as the Euros, is the main association football competition played by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). It has been held every four years since 1960, in the even-numbered year between FIFA World Cup tournaments. It was first called the European Nations' Cup. It changed to the current name in 1968.

Past UEFA European Championship resultsEdit

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
1960 France  
Soviet Union
2-1  
Yugoslavia
 
Czechoslovakia
2 – 0  
France
1964 Spain  
Spain
2 – 1  
Soviet Union
 
Hungary
3 – 1
aet
 
Denmark
1968 Italy  
Italy
1 – 1 aet
2 – 0 replay
 
Yugoslavia
 
England
2 – 0  
Soviet Union
1972 Belgium  
West Germany
3 – 0  
Soviet Union
 
Belgium
2 – 1  
Hungary
1976 Yugoslavia  
Czechoslovakia
2 – 2 aet
(5 – 3) ps
 
West Germany
 
Netherlands
3 – 2
aet
 
Yugoslavia
1980 Italy  
West Germany
2 – 1  
Belgium
 
Czechoslovakia
1 – 1
(9 – 8) ps
 
Italy
Year Host Winner Score Runner-up Semifinalists (No 3rd place match since 1980)
1984 France  
France
2 – 0  
Spain
 
Denmark
and  
Portugal
1988 West Germany  
Netherlands
2 – 0  
Soviet Union
 
West Germany
and  
Italy
1992 Sweden  
Denmark
2 – 0  
Germany
 
Netherlands
and  
Sweden
1996 England  
Germany
2 – 1
asdet
 
Czech Republic
 
England
and  
France
2000 Belgium &
Netherlands
 
France
2 – 1
asdet
 
Italy
 
Netherlands
and  
Portugal
2004 Portugal  
Greece
1 – 0  
Portugal
 
Czech Republic
and  
Netherlands
2008 Austria &
Switzerland
 
Spain
1 – 0  
Germany
 
Russia
and  
Turkey
2012 Poland &
Ukraine
 
Spain
4 – 0  
Italy
 
Germany
and  
Portugal
2016 France  
Portugal
1 – 0 aet  
France
 
Wales
and  
Germany
2020 Europe and


Wins by teamEdit

Team Winners Runners-up Semi-finalists Top 2 Top 4
  Germany 3 (1972, 1980, 1996) 3 (1976, 1992, 2008) 3 (1988, 2012, 2016) 6 9
  Spain 3 (1964, 2008, 2012) 1 (1984) 4 4
  France 2 (1984, 2000) 1 (2016) 2 (1960, 1996) 3 5
  Soviet Union/
  Russia
1 (1960) 3 (1964, 1972, 1988) 2 (1968, 2008) 4 6
  Italy 1 (1968) 2 (2000, 2012) 2 (1980, 1988) 3 5
  Portugal 1 (2016) 1 (2004) 3 (1984, 2000, 2012) 2 5
  Czechoslovakia/
  Czech Republic
1 (1976) 1 (1996) 3 (1960, 1980, 2004) 2 5
  Netherlands 1 (1988) 4 (1976, 1992, 2000, 2004) 1 5
  Denmark 1 (1992) 2 (1964, 1984) 1 3
  Greece 1 (2004) 1 1
  Yugoslavia 2 (1960, 1968) 1 (1976) 2 3
  Belgium 1 (1980) 1 (1972) 1 2
  England 2 (1968, 1996) 0 2
  Hungary 2 (1964, 1972) 0 2
  Wales 1 (2016) 0 1
  Turkey 1 (2008) 0 1
  Sweden 1 (1992) 0 1

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