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EURO time tunnel: 2012 in focus

Our look back through all 14 previous EUROs comes to an end this week – watch the best goals from four years ago, relive the iconic moments and hear from stars such as Andrés Iniesta.
EURO time tunnel: 2012 in focus
This week we are looking back at UEFA EURO 2012 ©UEFA.com

EURO time tunnel: 2012 in focus

Our look back through all 14 previous EUROs comes to an end this week – watch the best goals from four years ago, relive the iconic moments and hear from stars such as Andrés Iniesta.

In the build-up to UEFA EURO 2016, UEFA.com has been trawling through the annals to pick out the best stories, characters, goals and highlights from the 14 previous final tournaments – this week we conclude in 2012.

What to watch out for this week

  • Watch highlights of Spain's successful title defence
  • Watch the best goals, featuring Zlatan Ibrahimović and Mario Balotelli
  • Recall the night Andriy Shevchenko rolled back the years to send Ukraine into raptures
  • Watch clips of iconic moments such as Andrea Pirlo's penalty and Jordi Alba's final goal

2012 HISTORY SECTION

Each week has been devoted to a different tournament, with the next seven days looking back at the 2012 edition in Poland and Ukraine. We have been following a broadly similar pattern each week, opening up with the team of the tournament on a Monday. On Tuesdays we have looked at a particularly iconic image and pondered where the protagonists are now, while Wednesdays have been your chance to watch the best goals from that year's tournament.

EURO 2012 highlights: Spain 2-0 France

Every Thursday we have heard from our 'EURO history makers', with Friday dedicated to a different record or milestone each week. The weekend has begun with a study of one of the quirkier characters or tales – our EURO cult heroes – and the week has always come to a close with video highlights of that year's final.

In addition to all that, there has been a raft of further individual match highlights to enjoy.

EURO time tunnel
EURO 1960: 22 to 28 February
EURO 1964: 29 February to 6 March
EURO 1968: 7 to 13 March
EURO 1972: 14 to 20 March
EURO 1976: 21 to 27 March
EURO 1980: 28 March to 3 April
EURO 1984: 4 to 10 April
EURO 1988: 11 to 17 April
EURO 1992: 18 to 24 April
EURO 1996: 25 April to 1 May
EURO 2000: 2 to 8 May
EURO 2004: 9 to 15 May
EURO 2008: 16 to 22 May
EURO 2012: 23 to 29 May

Watch the full penalty shoot-out between England and Italy, including Pirlo's very own 'Panenka'

Last updated: 23/05/16 9.46CET

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