Articles for tag: Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Panenka, Turkey

Jip de Wijs

Memorable Facts About Matches in the UEFA European Championship

The UEFA European Championship (EURO) has delivered numerous unforgettable moments throughout its history. Here are some notable facts about matches that have shaped the tournament: The Panenka: First EURO Final Decided by Penalties (1976) In 1976, the final between Czechoslovakia and West Germany became one of the most legendary in EURO history. After a 2-2 ...

Jip de Wijs

Denemarks underdog story EURO 1992

In 1992, Denmark won the UEFA European Championship in a surprising and dramatic fashion. Initially, Denmark had not qualified for the tournament. Yugoslavia was set to participate but was disqualified due to the Yugoslav Wars and UN sanctions. Denmark was called up as a last-minute replacement just ten days before the tournament started, with minimal ...