Euro winner Spain 2012

From 10 June to 10 July 2016, the UEFA European Championship 2016 will be held in France with the Top 24 National Teams of Europe. 

The Euro is the third biggest sport event in the World behind the FIFA World Cup and the Summer Olympic Games !

UEFA has now 54 members , so the qualifying competition with 9 groups determine the best 24 to be part of the 

Final tournament in 2016. Before, there were 16 to be in the Final Tournament.
The IFFHS presents statistics and records of the finals tournaments of this event (without the qualifications).

1 – THE FINALS TOURNAMENTS HOSTS

1960

France

1992

Sweden

1964

Spain

1996

England

1968

Italy

2000

Netherlands and Belgium

1972

Belgium

2004

Portugal

1976

Yugoslavia

2008

Austria and Switzerland

1980

Italy

2012

Poland and Ukraine

1984

France

1988

West Germany

2 – THE MOST APPEARANCES IN THE FINALS TOURNAMENTS

11 West Germany/Germany 3 Switzerland
10 Soviet Union/CIS/Russia 3 Turkey
9 Netherlands 2 Bulgaria
9 Spain 2 Hungary
8 Czechoslovakia/ 2 Poland
8 Czech Republic 2 Republic of Ireland
8 Denmark 2 Scotland
8 England 1 Austria
8 France 1 Latvia
8 Italy 1 Norway
6 Portugal 1 Slovenia
5 Sweden 1 Ukraine
5 Yugoslavia    
4 Belgium    
4 Croatia    
4 Greece    
4 Romania    

3 — THE FINALS TOURNAMENTS WINNERS

3 West Germany/Germany 1972, 1980, 1996
3 Spain 1964, 2008, 2012
2 France 1984, 2000
1 Soviet Union 1960
1 Czechoslovakia 1976
1 Italy 1968
1 Netherlands 1998
1 Denmark 1992
1 Greece 2004

4 — THE HISTORY GLOBAL TOP GOAL SCORERS

1 Michel Platini France 9
2 Alan Shearer England 7
3 Nuno Gomes Portugal 6
4 Thierry Henry France 6
5 Patrick Kluivert Netherlands 6
6 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Sweden 6
7 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 6
8 Ruud van Nistelrooy Netherlands 6
9 Milan Baros Czech Republic 5
10 Jurgen Klinsmann W Germany/Germany 5
11 Savo Milosevic Yugoslavia 5
12 Wayne Rooney England 5
13 Fernando Torres Spain 5
14 Marco van Basten Netherlands 5
15 Zinedine Zidane France 5

5 – THE TOP GOAL SCORERS IN EACH FINAL TOURNAMENT

1960 Francois Heutte (France) 2   1993 Dennis Bergkamp (Netherlands) 3
  Milan Gelic (Yugoslavia) 2     Tomas Brolin (Sweden) 3
  Valentin Ivanov (Soviet Union) 2     Henrik Larsen (Denmark) 3
  Drazan Jerkovic (Yugoslavia) 2     Karlheinz Riedle (Germany)  
  Slava Metreveli (Soviet Union) 2        
  Viktor Ponedelnik (Soviet Union) 2        
1964 Ferenc Bane (Hungary) 2   1996 Alan Shearer (England) 5
  Dezso Novak (Hungary) 2   2000 Patna Klulven (Netherlands) 5
  Jesus Pereda (Spain) 2     Savo Milosevic (Yugoslavia) 5
1968 Mragan Dzajic (Yugoslavia) 2   2004 Milan Baros (Czech Republic) 5
1972 Gerd Muller (West Germany) 4   2008 David Villa (Spain) 4
1976 Dieter Muller (West Germany) 4   2012 Mario Balotelli (Italy) 3
1980 Klaus Allofs (West Germany) 3     Alan Dzagoev (Russia) 3
1984 Michel Platini (France) 9     Mario Gomez (Germany) 3
1988 Marco van Basten (Netherlands) 5     Mario Mandzukic (Croatia) 3
          Cristlano Ronaldo (Portugal) 3
          Fernando Torres (Spain) 3

6 – THE MOST GOALS BY TEAM IN EACH TOURNAMENT

1960 Yugoslavia 6
1964 Spain, Soviet Union 6
Hungary 4
1968 Italy 4
1972 West Germany 5
1976 West Germany 6
1980 West Germany 6
1984 France 14
1988 Netherlands 8
1992 Germany 7
1996 Germany 10
2000 France, Netherlands 13
2004 Czech Republic 9
2008 Spain 12
2012 Spain 12
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