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EURO on this day: 29 June

Published: Monday 29 June 2015, 11.16CET
Watch classic goals from Francesco Totti and Fernando Torres from on this day in EURO history and apply now for tickets to be at next summer's tournament in France.

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Published: Monday 29 June 2015, 11.16CET

EURO on this day: 29 June

Watch classic goals from Francesco Totti and Fernando Torres from on this day in EURO history and apply now for tickets to be at next summer's tournament in France.

Spain 1-0 Germany
(Torres 33)
2008 final, Vienna

Spain became European champions for the second time after Fernando Torres's first-half goal proved enough to defeat Germany in the UEFA EURO 2008 final.

Spain had won their only previous piece of silverware in this competition in 1964 and had not been beyond the quarter-finals of any tournament in 24 years, yet Luis Aragonés's men chose to use that as an inspiration rather than a burden. After a strong start from Germany, Spain were the more dangerous side throughout at the Ernst-Happel-Stadion, although it took just one goal – in the 33rd minute, courtesy of Torres's pace, perseverance and unerring finish – to end their long wait.

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Other EURO fixtures on 29 June
2000 semi-finals: Italy 0-0 Netherlands, Italy won 3-1 on pens

Last updated: 29/06/15 11.16CET

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