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Spain vs. Italy 4-0!!! Jordi Alba: “I can’t believe it, yet I don’t realize what we did”

Spain won last night in Kyiv the third international trophy in a row, devastating Squadra Azzurra with an incredible 4-0! For the new and old European Champions have scored David Silva (14 ‘), Jordi Alba (41’), Fernando Torres (84 ‘) and Mata (88’). The Spanish player Jordi Alba, author of a goal in the Euro  [ Read More ]

Balotelli was tested by Barcelona!


Mario Balotelli, Italian hero in the semifinal against Germany, was to try his luck at Barcelona! It happened when the Italian had 15 years old . Fran Sánchez, a former scout of Barcelona, recalled that time: “He seemed a quiet boy, spoke little because he didn’t know the language. He stayed here three or four  [ Read More ]

Balotelli: “It is the most beautiful night of my life!” What he says about a return in Serie A

The Italian International Mario Balotelli said on Thursday night after the qualification into the European Championship final, that this is the most beautiful evening of his life and he was confident before the clash with Spain in Kiev, holder of the World and European trophy. “I waited so long this moment. I have dedicated my  [ Read More ]

Holland proposed to win the trophy, but did not pass by the group stage

Netherlands has had a very poor European Championship and Batavia federation said it would launch an investigation to determine who is guilty of this counter-performance. However, Bert van Oostven, the Dutch Football Federation president, said that coach Bert van Marwijk is not endangered after the failure from EURO 2012. “We analyze the situation better in  [ Read More ]

Seedings for UEFA EURO 2012 Final Draw

After the completion of the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers, UEFA announced the seedings to be used for the Final Draw, taking place at the Palace of Arts in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 2 December at 19:00 local time (18:00 CET). The 16 teams that will participate in the final round of the UEFA European Football Championship  [ Read More ]

UEFA EURO 2012 finals lineup is complete

The UEFA EURO 2012  finals lineup has been settled after the Tuesday matches. Croatia, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Ireland and Portugal qualified after the play-off matches. Portugal vs.  Bosnia and Herzegovina 6-2 and 0-0 (aggregate 6-2) Croatia vs. Turkey 0-0 and 3-0 (aggregate 3-0) Montenegro vs. Czech Republic 0-1 and 0-2 (aggregate 0-3) Republic  [ Read More ]

No tobacco at UEFA EURO 2012

UEFA announced that it will enforce a complete ban on the use, sale or promotion of tobacco in all stadia involved in UEFA EURO 2012. The regulation will apply without exception to all spaces within stadia perimeters, both indoors and outdoors. This tobacco-free policy was developed and will be implemented in collaboration with the World  [ Read More ]

UEFA EURO 2012 play-offs draw: Turkey vs. Croatia clash

The UEFA EURO 2012 play-offs draw took place in Krakow. It will be a repeat of the epic quarter-final from EURO 2008 when Turkey eliminated Croatia after penalties. UEFA EURO 2012 Play-off draw Turkey vs. Croatia Estonia vs. Republic of Ireland Czech Republic vs. Montenegro Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Portugal First legs: 11/12 November Second  [ Read More ]

UEFA EURO 2012: Five places still remain

England have joined EURO title holders Spain and Germany, Italy and the Netherlands in qualifying for UEFA EURO 2012. The last five automatic finals places will be settled when the nine group matches end on Tuesday. Group A To ensure a play-off place, Belgium, will play in Germany, must take better than Turkey’s result against  [ Read More ]

UEFA EURO 2012: Ten places still remain

A lot of teams are still in play to fill the six remaining automatic places for the UEFA EURO 2012, and another eight play-off places for the right to qualify alongside Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and Germany. The nine pool winners, plus the runners-up with the best record against the sides placed first, third, fourth  [ Read More ]