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  • Romania: The Dream Start to their Euro 2024 Campaign

    Romania has a storied presence in the Euros. Their notable performances in the tournament came in 2000. Football legend Gheorghe Hagi was at the front and center of the team and played a great role in their achievements. He was supported by Gheorghe Popescu, who was a great asset to the team as a leader…

  • France: The Ghost Goal and Triumph in the 1984 European Championship

    France has a storied history in international football, with moments of both heartbreak and triumph. One of the most significant and curious episodes in French football history is the 1984 European Championship, a tournament that marked France’s first major international triumph. Held on home soil, the tournament is remembered for the brilliance of Michel Platini,…

  • Cândido de Oliveira: Portuguese Football’s James Bond?

    If you’re a fan of Portuguese football or have just taken a look at their Super Cup results on your score app, you might have noticed that the Portuguese Super Cup is called the Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira. Apart from being one of the only tournaments in world football to bear the name of a…

  • Austria: The Struggles and Surprises in the 2008 European Championship

    Austria, a nation with a rich history in football, experienced one of its most curious and dramatic moments during the 2008 European Championship. Co-hosting the tournament with Switzerland, Austria’s participation in Euro 2008 marked a significant milestone. The tournament was filled with unexpected twists, high-stakes drama, and a bittersweet conclusion for the Austrian national team,…

  • Ezequiel Fernández: Boca’s Next Big Export

    Throughout footballing history there’s been a long line of valuable exports hailing from La Boca and arriving in Europe; the likes of Diego Maradona, Juan Román Riquelme, and Fernando Gago were all players to take the leap. And next in line to cross the Atlantic may well be 21-year-old machinelike midfielder, Ezequiel Fernández.   A…

  • Belgium: The Red Devils’ Surprise Run in the 1980 European Championship

    Belgium, known for its rich footballing history and the talent it produces, experienced one of its most surprising and memorable moments during the 1980 European Championship. The tournament, held in Italy, was marked by the Belgian national team’s unexpected success, which saw them reach the final against all odds. This journey not only highlighted the…

  • Ukraine: The Emotional and Resilient Journey in the 2020 European Championship

    Ukraine, a nation with a passionate footballing culture, has faced immense challenges in recent years due to the ongoing conflict with Russia. Despite the political and social turmoil, the Ukrainian national football team has become a symbol of resilience and hope. The 2020 European Championship, held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, provided a…

  • Portugal: The Unforgettable Triumph in the 2016 European Championship

    Portugal, a nation with a rich footballing tradition and passionate fan base, achieved one of its most significant and curious moments during the 2016 European Championship. This tournament marked Portugal’s first major international trophy and was filled with dramatic moments, unexpected heroes, and a storyline that captured the hearts of football fans worldwide. The journey…

  • Ayoze Pérez’s Rebirth at Real Betis

    Ayoze Pérez is a Spanish footballer whose journey in professional football has taken him from the Canary Islands to some of Europe’s biggest stadiums. Known for his versatility and scoring ability, Ayoze has significantly impacted every team he has played for, including his recent stint with Real Betis and his involvement with the Spanish national…

  • Eduardo Camavinga: Coming of Age

    Real Madrid sealed a record 15th UCL crown at the start of June, with all the plaudits going to the likes of Vinicius Jr., Jude Bellingham, and the soon-to-retire Toni Kroos. One name, however, went slightly under the radar: Eduardo Camavinga. Camavinga put on a fine defensive display at Wembley and was also instrumental to…