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Euro 1968 Final Giacinto Facchetti

Italian captain Giacinto Facchetti with the trophy after the Euro 1968 Final. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

As you'd expect, there's been some great names who've lifted the European Championship trophy over the years, but given the spread of countries who've won the competition, there's some more unexpected names on there as well.


Tournament Winning Captain Team
2016 France Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal
2012 Poland/Ukraine Iker Casillas Spain
2008 Austria/Switzerland Iker Casillas Spain
2004 Portugal Theodoros Zagorakis Greece
2000 Belgium/Holland Didier Deschamps France
1996 England Jürgen Klinsmann Germany
1992 Sweden Lars Olsen Denmark
1988 West Germany Ruud Gullit Holland
1984 France Michel Platini France
1980 Italy Bernard Dietz West Germany
1976 Yugoslavia Anton Ondruš Czechoslovakia
1972 Belgium Franz Beckenbauer West Germany
1968 Italy Giacinto Facchetti Italy
1964 Spain Ferran Olivella Spain
1960 France Igor Netto USSR