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WATCH: The longest ever shoot-out in UEFA competition

It is ten years to the day since the epic 32-penalty shoot-out between the Netherlands and England in the U21 EURO semi-finals. Watch how it all unfolded.

Watch epic England-Netherlands U21 penalty shootout in full

It almost never happened. England were within 60 seconds of booking a routine 1-0 win (well, as routine as you get in U21 EURO semi-finals) following Leroy Lita's goal before half-time. Yet in the 89th minute Ryan Donk headed across and Maceo Rigters converted to send the 2007 Heerenveen semi to extra time and, ultimately, a historic shoot-out.

1 0-1 Ashley Young scores
2 1-1 Ryan Babel scores
3 1-2 James Milner scores
4 1-2 Royston Drenthe misses (hits post)
5 1-3 Mark Noble scores
6 2-3 Tim Janssen scores
7 2-3 Justin Hoyte misses (saved)
8 3-3 Roy Beerens scores
9 3-4 Matt Derbyshire scores
10 4-4 Hedwiges Maduro scores

Sudden death ...

Boy Waterman celebrates
Boy Waterman celebrates©Getty Images

11 4-5 Anton Ferdinand scores
12 5-5 Daniël de Ridder scores
13 5-6 Scott Carson scores
14 6-6 Gianni Zuiverloon scores
15 6-7 Liam Rosenior scores
16 7-7 Maceo Rigters scores
17 7-7 Niger Reo-Coker misses (saved)
18 7-7 Arnold Kruiswijk misses (fires over)

19 7-8 Steven Taylor scores
20 8-8 Boy Waterman scores

With England down to ten men after injury to Nedum Onuoha, both teams went back to the start (it meant that the Netherlands' 11th-man, Ryan Donk, was spared the drama). England stuck with their order; the hosts opted to mix things up ...

Gianni Zuiverloon seals victory
Gianni Zuiverloon seals victory©Getty Images

21 8-9 Ashley Young scores
22 9-9 Roy Beerens scores
23 9-10 James Milner scores
24 10-10 Royston Drenthe scores
25 10-11 Mark Noble scores
26 11-11 Hedwiges Maduro scores
27 11-12 Justin Hoyte scores
28 12-12 Tim Janssen scores
29 12-12 Matt Derbyshire misses (saved)
30 12-12 Daniël de Ridder misses (saved)
31 12-12 Anton Ferdinand misses (hits bar)

32 13-12 Gianni Zuiverloon scores

The Netherlands win! The Jong Oranje beat Serbia three days later to retain their crown.