The end of the European Football Championship, also called Euro 2016, has come. After countless matches, attempts, victories and losses, the championship ended in favor of Portugal. During the long journey to the top , many records were set and improved .
In this article we will present you 8 records from the last European Championship:
Legendary Tomasz Rosicki , who became the oldest player in the Czech Republic to take part in the European Championship, made a remarkable achievement . He is 35 years old and is one of the few Czech footballers who have played in 4 consecutive championships . Rosicki is the only player to hold the record for the youngest and oldest player in his country during the European Championship. He made his Euro 2000 debut when he was 19 years old.
Hungarian Gabor Kiray stands at the door at the age of 40 at the 2016 European Championships. Kirai surpasses the record of the German Lothar Matheus from 2000.
German midfielder Tony Kroos set a record for the number of accurate passes for a European Championship. In 6 games, the 26-year-old Kroos passed 582 passes to his teammates.
Robert Lewandowski scored the fastest goal in Euro 2016 in the match against Portugal. The Polish footballer scored a goal in 01:40 minutes of the match . However, he failed to improve the record of Dmitry Kirichenko from Russia, who scored in the 67th second in the match with Greece at Euro 2004. in Portugal.
Portugal’s superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has become the only player in the history of football to have competed in two European finals 12 years apart.
Spain started its participation in the European Championship in France with a victory against the Czech Republic. Spain is undefeated in a record 12 consecutive European Championship matches . The long-held tradition began after the last loss for the European champion in June 2004 with 0: 1 against Portugal.
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