Goal.com - Home

thumbnail Hello,

European Championship Legends

Goal.com looks at various players who achieved cult status for their performances in the Euros...

Tango 2012 (Euro 2012 ball)


Euro 2008 Legends: Xavi Hernandez, Spain

Date Of Birth: 25 January, 1980

Place Of Birth: Terrassa, Spain

Height: 1.70m

Playing Position: Midfielder



Euro 2004 Legends: Theodoros Zagorakis, Greece

Date Of Birth: 27 October, 1971

Place Of Birth: Lydia, Kavala, Greece

Height: 1.78m

Playing Position: Defensive Midfielder



Euro 2000 Legends: Zinedine Zidane, France

Date Of Birth: 23 June, 1972

Place Of Birth: Marseille, France

Height: 1.81m

Playing Position: Attacking Midfielder



Euro 1996 Legends: Matthias Sammer, Germany

Date Of Birth: 5 September, 1967

Place Of Birth: Dresden, Germany

Height: 1.80m

Playing Position: Sweeper



Euro 1992 Legends: Peter Schmeichel, Denmark

Date Of Birth: 18 October, 1963

Place Of Birth: Gladsaxe, Denmark

Height: 1.91m

Playing Position: Goalkeeper



Euro 1988 Legends: Marco van Basten, Netherlands

Date Of Birth: 31 October, 1964

Place Of Birth: Utrecht, Netherlands

Height: 1.88m

Playing Position: Striker



Euro 1984 Legends: Michel Platini, France

Date Of Birth: 21 June, 1955

Place Of Birth: Joeuf, France

Height: 1.78m

Playing Position: Attacking Midfielder



Euro 1980 Legends: Horst Hrubesch, West Germany

Date Of Birth: 17 April, 1951

Place Of Birth: Hamm, West Germany

Height: 1.88m

Playing Position: Centre Forward



Euro 1976 Legends: Antonin Panenka, Czechoslovakia

Date Of Birth: 2 December, 1948

Place Of Birth: Prague, Czechoslovakia

Height: 1.78m

Playing Position: Midfielder


Euro 1972 Legends: Gerd Muller, Germany

Date of Birth: 3 November, 1945

Place of Birth: Nordlingen, Germany

Height: 1.76m

Playing Position: Striker



Euro 1968 Legends: Dragan Dzajic, Yugoslavia

Date of Birth: 30 May, 1946

Place of Birth: Ub, Yugoslavia

Height: 1.74 m

Playing Position: Left Winger



Euro 1964 Legends: Luis Suarez Miramontes, Spain

Date Of Birth: 2 May, 1935

Place Of Birth: A Coruna, Galicia, Spain

Height: 1.75m

Playing Position: Deep lying playmaker



Euro 1960 Legends: Lev Yashin, Russia

Date of Birth: 22 October, 1929

Place of Birth: Moscow, Soviet Union (Russia)

Height: 1.89 m

Playing Position: Goalkeeper



How do you stay up to date with football when on the move? With http://m.goal.com – your best source for mobile coverage of the beautiful game.

From the web



Inside Goal.Com
  1. Spurs & Liverpool miss UCL chance Spurs & Liverpool miss UCL chance

    COLUMN: Brendan Rodgers and Mauricio Pochettino paid the price for fielding weakened sides on Thursday, but UCL qualification is just as accessible via the Europa League

  2. Bony: Did City not learn from Sturridge? Bony: Did City not learn from Sturridge?

    The striker left the Etihad in 2009 after being stuck behind the likes of Jo, Benjani and Felipe Caicedo, and represents the last jewel to have emerged from the club's academy

  3. Chelsea & Tottenham's class of 2008 Chelsea & Tottenham's class of 2008

    The two sides contest the League Cup final this weekend, so Goal takes a look at where the players from their previous Wembley clash are plying their trade

  4. A winter World Cup will cause chaos A winter World Cup will cause chaos

    COMMENT: After Fifa announced plans to hold the 2022 World Cup in November and December, Goal looks at the impact on players, clubs, competitions and continents

  5. Player Ratings: Bayern Munich 4-1 Koln Player Ratings: Bayern Munich 4-1 Koln

    Pep Guardiola's men opened up a temporary 11-point advantage at the top of the Bundesliga with Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben the stars of the show