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EURO penalties: All you need to know

Who has scored and saved the most? Youngest, oldest? Right foot, left foot? Look away, Spain fans.

Cristiano Ronaldo takes a penalty for Portugal against Austria at EURO 2016 - but did he score?
Cristiano Ronaldo takes a penalty for Portugal against Austria at EURO 2016 - but did he score? Getty Images

All-time EURO penalties

70 penalties awarded (286 games)
52 scored (74%)
13 saved (19%)
5 missed (7%)

Players

Most EURO penalties converted

2 Alan Shearer, England (1996, 2000)
2 Bogdan Stancu, Romania (2016)
2 Frank Arnesen, Denmark (1984)
2 Gaizka Mendieta, Spain (2000)
2 Zinédine Zidane, France (2000, 2004)

Most EURO penalties faced

5 Fabien Barthez, France (2000, 2004) 3 conceded, 1 saved, 1 missed
3 Gianluigi Buffon, Italy (2004, 2008, 2012) 2 conceded, 1 saved
3 Harald Schumacher, Germany (1980, 1984) 2 conceded, 1 saved
3 Hugo Lloris, France (2012, 2016) 3 conceded
3 Manuel Neuer, Germany (2012, 2016) 3 conceded

2004: Spot-on France beat England
2004: Spot-on France beat England

Best record facing EURO penalties

2/2 Francesco Toldo, Italy (2000) 1 saved, 1 missed

Most penalties in one EURO game

2 Dani, Spain 1-2 England, 18/06/1980 (1 scored, 1 saved)

Penalties in successive EURO games

2 Frank Arnesen, Denmark vs Yugoslavia (scored, 16/06/1984), Belgium (scored, 19/06/1984)
2 Gaizka Mendieta, Spain vs Yugoslavia (scored, 21/06/2000), France (scored, 25/06/2000)
2 Bogdan Stancu, Romania vs France (scored, 10/07/2016), Switzerland (scored, 15/07/2016)

Youngest EURO penalty taker

19 years 108 days Dragan Stojković, France 2-1 Yugoslavia (scored, 19/06/1984)

Oldest EURO penalty taker

38 years 257 days Ivica Vastić, Austria 1-1 Poland (scored, 12/06/2008)

Ivica Vastić steps up for Austria at EURO 2008
Ivica Vastić steps up for Austria at EURO 2008Bongarts/Getty Images

Right or left footed?

Right-footed
55 penalties
40 scored (73%)
11 saved (20%)
4 missed (7%)

Left-footed
15 penalties
12 scored (80%)
2 saved (13%)
1 missed (7%)

Earliest EURO penalty

2 mins Robbie Brady (Republic of Ireland 1-2 France, 26/06/2016)

Win, lose or draw?

When converted

Wins 24 (46%)
Draws 10 (19%)
Losses 18 (35%)

1996 final: Berger penalty not enough
1996 final: Berger penalty not enough

When missed/saved

Wins 3 (17%)
Draws 4 (22%)
Losses 11 (61%)

No side has ever missed (i.e. put wide or over) a penalty and won a EURO game.

Teams

Most EURO penalties awarded

10 Spain
7 Netherlands
4 England
4 France
4 Czech Republic
4 Germany
4 Romania
4 Italy

Toldo sends Italy to the EURO 2000 final
Toldo sends Italy to the EURO 2000 final

Most EURO penalties conceded

11 Germany
10 France
6 England
5 Italy

Team by team EURO penalty conversion rates

Austria 1/2
Belgium 1/1
Bulgaria 2/2
Croatia 3/3
Czech Republic 3/4
Denmark 2/2
England 3/4
France 4/4
Germany 3/4
Greece 2/3
Hungary 2/3
Iceland 1/1
Italy 3/4
Netherlands 5/7
Portugal 0/1
Republic of Ireland 1/1
Romania 3/4
Russia 1/1
Scotland 1/2
Serbia 1/1
Spain 5/10
Sweden 3/3
Switzerland 2/2
Turkey 0/1

Most penalties in one EURO game

2 Spain 1-2 England, 18/06/1980 – Dani scored (48), Dani saved (52)
2 West Germany 1-2 Netherlands, 21/06/1988 – Lothar Matthäus scored (55), Ronald Koeman scored (74)
2 Romania 3-2 England, 20/06/2000 – Alan Shearer scored (41), Ionel Ganea scored (89)
2 Spain 1-2 France, 25/06/2000 – Gaizka Mendieta scored (38), Raúl González missed (90)
2 Netherlands 0-0 Italy, 29/06/2000 – Frank de Boer saved (38), Patrick Kluivert missed (62)
2 France 2-1 England, 13/06/2004 – David Beckham saved (73), Zinédine Zidane scored (90+3)

1988 highlights: Netherlands 2-1 West Germany
1988 highlights: Netherlands 2-1 West Germany

EURO penalties by round

Group stage
46 awarded (204 games)
35 scored (76%)
9 saved (20%)
2 missed (4%)

Round of 16
3 awarded (8 games)
2 scored (67%)
1 saved (33%)

Quarter-final 
7 awarded (24 games)
5 scored (71%)
1 saved (14%)
1 missed (14%)

Vítor Baía denies Turkey’s Arif Erdem at EURO 2000
Vítor Baía denies Turkey’s Arif Erdem at EURO 2000Getty Images

Semi-final 
10 awarded (28 games)
6 scored (60%)
2 saved (20%)
2 missed (20%)

Third-place play-off 
2 awarded (6 games)
2 scored (100%)

Final 
2 awarded (16 games)
2 scored (100%)

Every EURO penalty

No.DateTakerForAgainstGoalkeeperScored?
106/07/1960Josef VojtaCzechoslovakiaUSSRLev YashinMissed
220/06/1964Dezsö NovákHungaryDenmarkLeif NielsenScored
314/06/1972Sándor ZámböHungaryUSSREvgeni RudakovSaved
417/06/1972Lajos KüHungaryBelgiumChristian PiotScored
511/06/1980Kees KistNetherlandsGreeceVasilis KonstantinouScored
614/06/1980Johnny RepNetherlandsWest GermanyHarald SchumacherScored
718/06/1980DaniSpainEnglandRay ClemenceScored
818/06/1980DaniSpainEnglandRay ClemenceSaved
922/06/1980René VandereyckenBelgiumWest GermanyHarald SchumacherScored
1014/06/1984Lobo CarrascoSpainRomaniaSilviu LungScored
1116/06/1984Michel PlatiniFranceBelgiumJean-Marie PfaffScored
1216/06/1984Frank ArnesenDenmarkYugoslaviaTomislav IvkovićScored
1319/06/1984Frank ArnesenDenmarkBelgiumJean-Marie PfaffScored
1419/06/1984Dragan StojkovićYugoslaviaFranceJoël BatsScored
1520/06/1984Lobo CarrascoSpainWest GermanyHarald SchumacherSaved
1611/06/1988MíchelSpainDenmarkTroels RasmussenSaved
1721/06/1988Lothar MatthäusWest GermanyNetherlandsHans van BreukelenScored
1821/06/1988Ronald KoemanNetherlandsWest GermanyEike ImmelScored
1912/06/1992Igor DobrovolskiyCISGermanyBodo IllgnerScored
2018/06/1992Gary McAllisterScotlandCISDmitri KharinScored
2121/06/1992Tomas BrolinSwedenGermanyBodo IllgnerScored
2208/06/1996Kübilay TürkyilmazSwitzerlandEnglandDavid SeamanScored
2309/06/1996Hristo StoichkovBulgariaSpainAndoni ZubizarretaScored
2415/06/1996Gary McAllisterScotlandEnglandDavid SeamanSaved
2516/06/1996Davor ŠukerCroatiaDenmarkPeter SchmeichelScored
2618/06/1996Alan ShearerEnglandNetherlandsEdwin van der SarScored
2719/06/1996Gianfranco ZolaItalyGermanyAndreas KöpkeSaved
2823/06/1996Jürgen KlinsmannGermanyCroatiaDražen LadićScored
2930/06/1996Patrik BergerCzech RepublicGermanyAndreas KöpkeScored
3011/06/2000Filippo InzaghiItalyTurkeyRüştü ReçberScored
3111/06/2000Frank de BoerNetherlandsCzech RepublicPavel SrníčekScored
3216/06/2000Karel PoborskýCzech RepublicFranceFabien BarthezScored
3320/06/2000Alan ShearerEnglandRomaniaBogdan SteleaScored
3420/06/2000Ionel GaneaRomaniaEnglandNigel MartynScored
3521/06/2000Gaizka MendietaSpainYugoslaviaIvica KraljScored
3624/06/2000Arif ErdemTurkeyPortugalVítor BaíaSaved
3725/06/2000Gaizka MendietaSpainFranceFabien BarthezScored
3825/06/2000Raúl GonzálezSpainFranceFabien BarthezMissed
3928/06/2000Zinédine ZidaneFrancePortugalVítor BaíaScored
4029/06/2000Frank de BoerNetherlandsItalyFrancesco ToldoSaved
4129/06/2000Patrick KluivertNetherlandsItalyFrancesco ToldoMissed
4212/06/2004Angelos BasinasGreecePortugalRicardoScored
4313/06/2004David BeckhamEnglandFranceFabien BarthezSaved
4413/06/2004Zinédine ZidaneFranceEnglandDavid JamesScored
4514/06/2004Zlatan IbrahimovićSwedenBulgariaZdravko ZdravkovScored
4617/06/2004Milan RapaićCroatiaFranceFabien BarthezScored
4722/06/2004Martin PetrovBulgariaItalyGianluigi BuffonScored
4822/06/2004Henrik LarssonSwedenDenmarkThomas SørensenScored
4923/06/2004Ruud van NistelrooyNetherlandsLatviaAleksandrs KoļinkoScored
5008/06/2008Luka ModrićCroatiaAustriaJürgen MachoScored
5112/06/2008Ivica VastićAustriaPolandArtur BorucScored
5213/06/2008Adrian MutuRomaniaItalyGianluigi BuffonSaved
5315/06/2008Hakan YakinSwitzerlandPortugalRicardoScored
5417/06/2008Andrea PirloItalyFranceGrégory CoupetScored
5508/06/2012Giorgos KaragounisGreecePolandPrzemysław TytońSaved
5622/06/2012Dimitris SalpingidisGreeceGermanyManuel NeuerScored
5723/06/2012Xabi AlonsoSpainFranceHugo LlorisScored
5828/06/2012Mesut ÖzilGermanyItalyGianluigi BuffonScored
5910/06/2016Bogdan StancuRomaniaFranceHugo LlorisScored
6015/06/2016Bogdan StancuRomaniaSwitzerlandYann SommerScored
6117/06/2016Tomáš NecidCzech RepublicCroatiaDanijel SubašićScored
6218/06/2016Gylfi Sigurdsson IcelandHungaryGábor KirályScored
6318/06/2016Cristiano Ronaldo
PortugalAustriaRobert AlmerMissed
6421/06/2016Sergio RamosSpainCroatiaDanijel SubašićSaved
6522/06/2016Aleksandar DragovićAustriaIcelandHannes HalldórssonMissed
6626/06/2016Mesut ÖzilGermanySlovakiaMatúš KozáčikSaved
6726/06/2016Robbie BradyRepublic of IrelandFranceHugo LlorisScored
6827/06/2016Wayne RooneyEnglandIcelandHannes HalldórssonScored
6902/07/2016Leonardo BonucciItalyGermanyManuel NeuerScored
7007/07/2016Antoine GriezmannFranceGermanyManuel NeuerScored

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