Top 10 Greatest European Championship Moments

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As the 15th edition of the UEFA European Championship quickly approaches, we look at some of the most notable moments in the competition’s 56 year history.

It’s impossible to cover every great moment so feel free to make your own suggestions in the comments section but firstly here are some honourable mentions:

  • Mario Balotelli’s brace and celebration v Germany at Euro 2012
  • Semih Şentürk’s 122nd minute equaliser v Croatia at Euro 2008

  • David Villa’s hat-trick v Russia at Euro 2008

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s back-heel volley  v Italy at Euro 2004

  • Sweden and Denmark’s 2-2 draw knocks Italy out of Euro 2004
  • Zinedine Zidane scores twice in added time v England at Euro 2004
  • Zinedine Zidane’s golden goal penalty and aftermath v Portugal at Euro 2000
  • Italy’s coin toss victory  at Euro 1968

  • USSR win the first ever European Championship tournament in 1960
  • Yugoslavia beat France 5-4 in 1960 European Championship semi-final

And of course to the greatest…

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