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Fiore: Prandelli made mistakes but there was no stopping Spain
03/07/2012 by Goal.com
Stefano Fiore feels that while Cesare Prandelli contributed to Italy's 4-0 defeat at the hands of Spain in the final of Euro 2012 with some poor decision-making, the Azzurri would have lost the game no matter what their coach had done in terms of tactics and team selection.The former Fiorentina boss has been criticised by the national press over the fact that fitness doubt... Full Story »
Prandelli: Italy must not make 'one step forward and two steps back'
03/07/2012 by Goal.com
The trainer is happy with the Azzurri’s displays during the tournament, despite losing to Spain in the final, and believes playing well is the key to getting results in the futureCesare Prandelli insists Italy must make sure their run to the Euro 2012 final was no flash in the pan by pressing on with their development.The Azzurri proved many of their doubters wrong by reachin... Full Story »
We’ll rule Fer years
03/07/2012 by The Sun
SENOR MOMENT ... Torres goes wild as Spain seal Euro winFERNANDO TORRES hailed Spain as the greatest team in history and warned: We’ll carry on winning for years.Spain became the first country to triumph at three successive tournaments as they destroyed Italy 4-0 in Sunday’s Euro 2012 final.Chelsea striker Torres, 28, said: “The numbers say this is the best team in history an... Full Story »
Hungry, hard-working, humble. But most of all we’re normal
03/07/2012 by The Sun
PRIZE GUY ... Cesc Fabregas celebrates Euro triumphCESC FABREGAS has revealed the recipe that turned Spain into the greatest team in history.Take a dollop of hunger, stir in some hard work and cook in the low heat of humility.  But the key ingredient is that — for all the glory, money, fame and adulation by millions in their homeland and across the planet — this Spain team ar... Full Story »
Ruud Gullit: Spain are a side with no weak links and up there with the best ever
03/07/2012 by Dailymail
Are Spain the greatest team of all time? If you dominate so well over such a long period like Spain have and Brazil did, you have to be ranked as the best. Brazil won three World Cups between 1958 and 1970 and now Spain have two European Championships and a World Cup. It is that longevity of success that makes Vicente del Bosque’s team far better than the Holland team I playe... Full Story »
Welcome home! History boys Spain greeted by jubilant fans in Madrid after Euro glory
03/07/2012 by Dailymail
Spain's victorious football team have been feted on the streets of Madrid after flying home from the Ukraine with the Euro 2012 trophy. After beating Italy 4-0 in Kiev on Sunday night, the Spanish contingent flew home on Monday afternoon to a rousing reception in the capital.From the parade, Cesc Fabregas tweeted: 'I cant describe what we r going through at the moment.. Thank... Full Story »
Spain coach Del Bosque basks in 'extraordinary' final performance
02/07/2012 by Dailymail
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque labelled his side's record-breaking performance in Kiev on Sunday as 'extraordinary'.La Roja became the first international side to win three successive major tournaments thanks to their 4-0 win over Italy, the biggest final win in European Championship history.Del buoyed: Vicente del Bosque hailed an extraordinary displayFirst-half goals fro... Full Story »
Redknapp: Spain made it look easy
02/07/2012 by espnstar
Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has compared the current Spanish squad to the Brazilian team that won the 1970 World Cup.Despite many predicting their Italian opponents to give them a tough fight in the Euro 2012 finals, it was Spain who strolled to the podium after out-passing Cesare Prandelli's men to record a 4-0 victory.Calling on his years of midfiel... Full Story »
Balotelli will learn
02/07/2012 by Sky Sport
Italy striker left devastated by final defeat in KievMario Balotelli: Left to rue what might have been after defeat to SpainItaly coach Cesare Prandelli believes Mario Balotelli will emerge stronger after the shattering defeat by Spain.The Azzurri conceded twice in each half as they were overpowered 4-0 by the defending champions in Kiev.It left Balotelli in despair after h... Full Story »
'Wonderful moment' for Casillas
02/07/2012 by Sky Sport
Spain goalkeeper delighted to have picked up another major titleIker Casillas: Got his hands on another piece of silverware as Spain won Euro 2012Iker Casillas admits Spain have enjoyed 'four marvellous years' after successfully defending their European Championship crown against Italy. Widely recognised as the best side on the planet, Vicente del Bosque's world beater... Full Story »
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    The Top 3 Teams of Previous Tournaments

    Year Winners Runner-up Third place
    2008SpainGermanyRussia / Turkey
    2004GreecePortugalNetherlands / Czech Republic
    2000FranceItalyNetherlands / Portugal
    1996GermanyCzech RepublicFrance / England
    1992DenmarkGermanyNetherlands / Sweden
    1988NetherlandsSoviet UnionItaly / West Germany
    1984FranceSpainDenmark / Portugal
    1980West GermanyBelgiumCzechoslovakia
    1976CzechoslovakiaWest GermanyNetherlands
    1972West GermanySoviet UnionBelgium
    1964SpainSoviet UnionHungary
    1960Soviet UnionYugoslaviaCzechoslovakia