European Football Championship Winners
All European Football Championship Winners List
The European football championship, originally called the European Nations Cup, was renamed UEFA™ European Championship in 1968 and is now commonly referred to as “The Euros“, typically along with the relevant year, e.g. Euro 2016. This ADDucation all-time football list shows all the countries which have won the European football championship along with the runners up. The next European football championship tournament will be held in France between 10th June and 10th July 2016.
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|Year||European Champions||v||Runners Up||Score||Host Country||Third Place play off *||Semi-finals||Teams||Goals|
|1960||Soviet Union||v||Yugoslavia||2:1||France||Czechoslovakia v France 2:0||France v Yugoslavia 4:5 & Czechoslovakia v Soviet Union 0:3||4||17|
|1964||Spain||v||USSR||2:1||Spain||Hungary v Denmark 3:1 AET*||Spain v Hungary 2:1 AET* & Denmark v Soviet Union 0:3||4||13|
|1968||Italy||v||Yugoslavia||2:0||Italy||Italy v Soviet Union 0:0 AET* (Italy won after coin toss)||Italy v Soviet Union 0:0 AET* & Yugoslavia v England 1:0||4||7|
|1972||Germany||v||USSR||3:0||Belgium||Belgium v Hungary 2:1||Belgium v West Germany 1:2 & Hungary v Soviet Union 0:1||4||10|
|1976||Czechoslovakia||v||Germany||7: 5 PS*||Yugoslavia||The Netherlands v Yugoslavia 3:2 AET*||Czechoslovakia v Netherlands 3:1 AET* & Yugoslavia v West Germany 2:4 AET*||4||20|
|1980||Germany||v||Belgium||2:1||Italy||Czechoslovakia v Italy 10:9 AET*||No semi-finals – the group runners up played for 3rd place||8||27|
|1984||France||v||Spain||2:0||France||France v Portugal 3:2 AET & Spain v Denmark 6:5 PS*||8||41|
|1988||Netherlands||v||USSR||2:0||Germany||The Netherlands v Germany 2:1 & Soviet Union v Italy 2:0||8||34|
|1992||Denmark||v||Germany||2:0||Sweden||Germany v Sweden 3: 2 & Denmark v The Netherlands 7:6 PS*||8||32|
|1996||Germany||v||Czech Republic (GG* by Bierhoff)||2:1 GG*||England||Czech Republic v France 6:5 PS* & Germany v England 7:6 PS*||16||64|
|2000||France||v||Italy (GG* by Trezeguet)||2:1 GG*||Belgium & Holland||FRANCE v Portugal 2:1 AET & Italy v The Netherlands 3:1 PS*||16||85|
|2004||Greece||v||Portugal||1:0||Portugal||Portugal v The Netherlands 2:1 & Greece v Czech Republic 1:0 AET||16||77|
|2008||Spain||v||Germany||1:0||Switzerland & Austria||Germany v Turkey 3:2 & Spain v Russia 3:0||16||77|
|2012||Spain||v||Italy||4:0||Poland & Ukraine||Spain v Portugal 4: 2 PS* & Germany v Italy 1:2||16||76|
|2016||Portugal||v||France||1:0||France||Portugal v Wales 2:0 & Germany v France 0:2||24||108|
|2020||13 European cities*||24|
* 3rd place was no longer awarded after Euro 1980
* AET = After extra time
* PS = After penalty shootout
* GG = Golden Goal
* In 2012 it was decided to hold Euro 2020 across different European cities. The 2020 European football championship semi-finals and finals will be played at Wembley Stadium, London, England.
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