UEFA European Championship is a european national team competition started back in 1960 and takes place every 4 years under the banner of UEFA. It was known as “European Nations’ Cup” at the start but after a few competitions it became widely known as UEFA Euro. We will be taking a look at past winners of UEFA Euro since 1960 to 2021.
UEFA Euro Short History:
Since 1960, 15 editions of European national team competition have taken place with Spain and Germany leading with 3 titles each. France has won the competition twice while Portugal, Italy, Netherlands, Denmark, Czech Republic, Greece and Soviet Union have won the competition once each making it 9 different winners so far. Only Spain has won the competition back to back in 2008 and 2012.
|1960||Soviet Union||1-0 (Extra-Time)||Yugoslavia||France|
|1968||Italy||1-1 aet / 2-0 replay||Yugoslavia||Italy|
|1972||West Germany||3-0||Soviet Union||Belgium|
|1976||Czechoslovakia||2-2 (Extra-Time) - 5-3 (Penalties)||West Germany||Yugoslavia|
|1988||Netherlands||2-0||Soviet Union||West Germany|
|1996||Germany||2-1 (Golden-Goal)||Czech Republic||England|
|2000||France||2-1 (Golden-Goal)||Italy||Belgium & Netherlands|
|2008||Spain||1-0||Germany||Austria & Switzerland|
|2012||Spain||4-0||Italy||Poland & Ukraine|
Which Country has won the UEFA Euro Trophy most number of times ?
Germany and Spain are the most successful teams in competition’s history winning three times each.
Team who won UEFA Euro back to back ?
Only Spain has won the competition back to back in 2008 and 2012.
How many winners of UEFA Euro since 1960 ?
9 different winners of the competition. Germany and Spain won it three times each while France is the only other country to have won the competition more than once.