Unforgettable Moments in UEFA Euro History

In 1968, it was Italy versus the Soviet Union in the semifinals. After a goalless overtime, the winner was decided by a coin toss. Fortune smiles on Italy for European glory.

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The Coin Toss Drama

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The "Panenka Penalty" made history in 1976. Antonin Panenka's chipped penalty secured Czechoslovakia's victory over West Germany.

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In 1988, Netherlands won their first European championship in West Germany with Marco Van Basten's legendary goal. It was an incredible volley from an almost impossible angle.

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Van Basten's Heroics

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Denmark was initially not qualified to play in 1992 due to UN sanctions on Yugoslavia. But they became European champions with their 2-0 victory against Germany.

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The 1996 European Championship in England saw Paul Gascoigne's eccentric goal celebration. Despite controversy, England couldn't clinch the title as they fell short in the semifinals.

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Gazza's Unusual Goal Celebration

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Greece shocked the world when they defeated host Portugal in the 2004 UEFA Euro. Their Greek odyssey rewrote the underdog narrative.

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Cristiano Ronaldo's heartbreaking injury saw him acting as an unofficial assistant coach in 2016. The emotion on Ronaldo's face after Portugal's win spoke volumes on the significance of the victory.

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Ronaldo's Coaching Stint

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Christian Eriksen's 2020 Euro collapse showcased his incredible recovery. That same year, Italy's victory after 53 years was another miraculous moment in football history.

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