First time Euro

1st time, 100th time, 1000th time...

1980 : last little final
In 1992,
the players wear their number and name on their shirts
For its 100th selection in 1988,
Peter Shilton (England) cash a hat-trick of M Van Basten (Netherlands) during the match of the first round lost 1-3
The 1st 1968 final (1-1)
won in fact by Italy against Yugoslavia (2-0) is the only final of EURO to be replayed
Italy en 1980
is the first country in the history of EURO to qualify for automatic qualification as hosts
For the 1st time,
6 different best strikers of 6 different countries
Lothar Matthäus (Frg) in 1980 :
1st selection at the 1st turn match Frg-Netherlands (3-2) June 14, 1980
is the 1st country to win EURO twice in a row
The 1st goal
of the Football European Nations Cup was marked by M Gallic (Yugoslavia) at the 11' of the semifinal Yugoslavia-France (5-4) Wednesday July, 6 at Paris (France)
Sunday June 20, 1976
in Belgrade (Yugoslavia), 1st meeting of penalties shoot-out at the time of the final Czechoslovakia-Frg (2-2); Czechoslovakia carries it with 5 shootings to the goal against 3 (U Hoeness (Frg) having missed his penalty shoot-out)
Franz Beckenbauer (Frg)
honored its 100th selection in the 1976 final against Czechoslovakia
In 1980 in Italy,
the UEFA European Nations takes a larger and allows 8 teams in the finals instead of 4.
In 1996 in England,
the UEFA European Nations now allows 16 teams (divided into 4 groups of 4) to participate in the final round, from the quarter-finals, the golden goal which is the principle as follows: the first which marks during the Extra time wins the match; the German Oliver Bierhoff was the first gold marker to the 95th during the final between Germany and Czech Republic (2-1) on Sunday 30 June 1996 in London (England).
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
is the only one has participated in 5 EUROS : 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
is the 1st player to marked in 5 Euros (2 in 2004, 1 in 2008, 3 in 2012, 3 in 2016 and 5 in 2021 = 14 goals)
Ondrus.A (Czechoslovakia)
had marked a AG and a goal during the semifinal against Netherlands (3-1) Wednesday June 16, 1976

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