UEFA European Championship

European championship for national association football teams

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.

UEFA Euro trophy

Past resultsEdit

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up Stadium 3rd Place Score 4th Place Stadium
1960
Details
  France  
Soviet Union
2-1  
Yugoslavia
Parc des Princes,
Paris
 
Czechoslovakia
2 – 0  
France
Stade Vélodrome,
Marseille
1964
Details
  Spain  
Spain
2 – 1  
Soviet Union
Santiago Bernabéu,
Madrid
 
Hungary
3 – 1
aet
 
Denmark
Camp Nou,
Barcelona
1968
Details
  Italy  
Italy
1 – 1 aet
2 – 0 replay
 
Yugoslavia
Stadio Olimpico,
Rome
 
England
2 – 0  
Soviet Union
Stadio Olimpico,
Rome
1972
Details
  Belgium  
West Germany
3 – 0  
Soviet Union
Heysel Stadium,
Brussels
 
Belgium
2 – 1  
Hungary
Stade Maurice Dufrasne,
Liège
1976
Details
  Yugoslavia  
Czechoslovakia
2 – 2 aet
(5 – 3) ps
 
West Germany
Red Star Stadium,
Belgrade
 
Netherlands
3 – 2
aet
 
Yugoslavia
Stadion Maksimir,
Zagreb
1980
Details
  Italy  
West Germany
2 – 1  
Belgium
Stadio San Paolo,
Naples
 
Czechoslovakia
1 – 1
(9 – 8) ps
 
Italy
Stadio Olimpico,
Rome
Year Host Winner Score Runner-up Stadium Semifinalists (No 3rd place match since 1980)
1984
Details
  France  
France
2 – 0  
Spain
Parc des Princes,
Paris
 
Denmark
and  
Portugal
1988
Details
  West Germany  
Netherlands
2 – 0  
Soviet Union
Olympiastadion,
Munich
 
West Germany
and  
Italy
1992
Details
  Sweden  
Denmark
2 – 0  
Germany
Ullevi,
Gothenburg
 
Netherlands
and  
Sweden
1996
Details
  England  
Germany
2 – 1
asdet
 
Czech Republic
Wembley Stadium,
London
 
England
and  
France
2000
Details
  Belgium &
  Netherlands
 
France
2 – 1
asdet
 
Italy
De Kuip,
Rotterdam
 
Netherlands
and  
Portugal
2004
Details
  Portugal  
Greece
1 – 0  
Portugal
Estádio da Luz,
Lisbon
 
Czech Republic
and  
Netherlands
2008
Details
  Austria &
   Switzerland
 
Spain
1 – 0  
Germany
Ernst-Happel-Stadion,
Vienna
 
Russia
and  
Turkey
2012
Details
  Poland &
  Ukraine
 
Spain
4 – 0  
Italy
Olympic Stadium,
Kyiv
 
Germany
and  
Portugal
2016
Details
  France  
Portugal
1 – 0 aet  
France
Stade de France,
Saint-Denis
 
Wales
and  
Germany
2020
Details
  Europe Wembley Stadium,
London
and
2024
Details
  Germany and
2028
Details
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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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