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EURO time tunnel: 2000 in focus

This week we turn our attentions to UEFA EURO 2000 – watch the best goals, including two hat-tricks, learn where France's winners are now and meet Yugoslavia's cult hero.

This week we are looking back at UEFA EURO 2000
This week we are looking back at UEFA EURO 2000 ©

In the build-up to UEFA EURO 2016, is trawling through the annals to pick out the best stories, characters, goals and highlights from the 14 previous final tournaments.

What to watch out for this week

  • Watch extensive highlights, including France's win against Italy in the final
  • Watch ten of the best goals as well as hat-tricks from Patrick Kluivert and Savo Milošević
  • Three of the highest-scoring games in EURO history were in 2000 – what are the others?
  • Our snap shot of the 2000 winners – where are that France team now?


Each week is devoted to a different tournament, with the next seven days looking back at the 2000 edition in Belgium and the Netherlands. We are following a broadly similar pattern each week, opening up with the team of the tournament on a Monday. On Tuesdays we will look at a particularly iconic image and ponder where the protagonists are now, while Wednesdays will be your chance to watch the best goals from that year's tournament.

EURO 2000 highlights: France 2-3 Netherlands
EURO 2000 highlights: France 2-3 Netherlands

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

In addition to all that, there will also be a raft of further individual match highlights.

EURO time tunnel schedule
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 David Trezeguet's dramatic winner in the UEFA EURO 2000 final
Watch David Trezeguet's dramatic winner in the UEFA EURO 2000 final