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Greatest European Championship Teams – II

France 2000 France were the world champions going into the European Championship in 2000, and it would be no exaggeration to say that they had got significantly stronger in the two intervening years. The midfield was at time impenetrable with three tacklers Patrick Vieira, Didier Deschamps and Emmanuel Petit negating any attacking move of the opposition well before it reached ...

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Euro 2008: Spain crowned the European champions

It is hard to believe now that Spain were one of the perennially underachieving teams in world football. After winning the second European Championship in 1964, they went empty-handed until 2008 before they won something big. And since then La Furia Roja have gone on to be crowned the European champions twice as well as world champions in 2010. Participants ...

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