All smiles: The fans in Madrid savoured the atmosphere as the goals went in
There appeared to be extra incentive for the Spanish side in tonight's all or nothing tie as the victory saw them make football history.
The win helped them to become the first team ever to win three consecutive major titles on the international stage.Having won the World Cup in South Africa two years ago and the previous European Championships the win created history.
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The Top 3 Teams of Previous Tournaments
|2008||Spain||Germany||Russia / Turkey|
|2004||Greece||Portugal||Netherlands / Czech Republic|
|2000||France||Italy||Netherlands / Portugal|
|1996||Germany||Czech Republic||France / England|
|1992||Denmark||Germany||Netherlands / Sweden|
|1988||Netherlands||Soviet Union||Italy / West Germany|
|1984||France||Spain||Denmark / Portugal|
|1972||West Germany||Soviet Union||Belgium|