Peter Fröjdfeldt (Sweden), Spanish celebrations were not limited to Spain, but also extended to countries where a considerable amount of Spanish supporters were present. Switzerland managed to beat the group winner Portugal in their last game. UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying Group B. Standings and results for Group B of the UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying tournament. The tournament was won by Spain, who defeated Germany 1–0 in the final. [14]; UEFA approved the revised plan in January 2005. France, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=UEFA_Euro_2008_Final&oldid=993019401, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 December 2020, at 10:43. [9][10], UEFA came under heavy criticism from Raymond Domenech, manager of France, who was not satisfied with his team's position in the draw,[11] and was also in favour of having 2006 FIFA World Cup winners Italy as top seed. [54], The Golden Boot was awarded to yet another Spaniard, David Villa, who scored four goals, three of which came in his side's 4–1 win over Russia (the only hat-trick scored in the tournament). Year 2008: 1.50 euros silver PRF - weight: 22.2 g - Diameter: 37 mm x 7, last coins with unusual values of 1.50 euros! Turkey entered the game with nine of their squad members missing due to injury or suspension, but still scored the first goal. This created a problem, as the agreement between UEFA and the organisers stipulated that four venues would be used in each country. Later, they levelled the score at 2–2, before Germany scored the winning goal in the final minute. Euro 2008: France v Italy ... with just a single point from the first two games but both have the chance to continue their involvement at UEFA EURO 2008™ with victory at the Letzigrund Stadion. Greece on the other hand, being the only team to lose all three of their group matches, were the only team to receive nothing more than the €7.5 million participation prize. The official Swiss song for the tournament was a new version of "Bring en hei" (Bring him Home) by Baschi. In the group stage, Croatia, Spain and the Netherlands all qualified with maximum points. Originally, the Hardturm stadium was to be renovated and used as the city's venue, but legal challenges delayed the plan to a point that would not have allowed the ground to be used in 2008. What's That Song They Play After the Euro Goals? 10 Euro 2009 Gustave EIFFEL Silver 900/1000 Weight: 20.8 g Diameter: … 44.90 € * France 2 Euro 2009. [1] Austria and Hungary had previously bid together to host Euro 2004, losing out to Portugal, while Sweden had hosted Euro 1992. Austria and Switzerland automatically qualified as hosts; the remaining 14 teams were determined through a qualifying tournament, played between August 2006 and November 2007. The names of the winning countries that had appeared on the plinth have now been engraved on the back of the trophy, which is made of sterling silver, weighs 8 kilograms (17.6 lb) and is 60 centimetres (24 in) tall. Eric Abidal was then sent off after 25 minutes for fouling Luca Toni to give away a penalty, scored by Andrea Pirlo. The Austria–Switzerland bid became the second successful joint bid in the competition's history, following the UEFA Euro 2000 hosted by Belgium and the Netherlands. MONNAIE DE PARIS - ¼ Euro 2006 Value: €0.25 0.25 EUR = 0.28 USD Metal: silver 900/1000 Weight: 22.2 g Diameter: 37 mm. [18], On 19 December 2007, UEFA announced twelve referees and twenty-four assistants were selected for the tournament. A thunderstorm over Vienna caused technical difficulties in the International Broadcast Centre (IBC), which relayed the television feed from the match in Basel, Switzerland, resulting in one or more goals being missed by various audiences. Germany vs Spain 0-1 Highlights (Euro Final) 2008 HD. Turkey's progress was halted by Germany in the semi-finals. [68] Christina Stürmer sang the official tournament song of Austrian ÖFB, "Fieber" (Fever). The draw for the final tournament took place on 2 December 2007, and saw Group C immediately labelled as the "group of death", with Italy, France, Romania and the Netherlands competing for the two qualifying places. [73] The mascots were unveiled on 27 September 2006, in Vienna, Austria. Spain were also the first team since Germany in 1996 to win the tournament undefeated. Spain defeated Germany 1–0 with a 33rd-minute goal from Fernando Torres. Overall goal difference was used as the tiebreaker. The remaining 14 teams were split into four pots, with title-holders Greece seeded alongside the Netherlands in Pot 1. Virtual replay Match photos LATEST FROM: Euro 2008 blog. Produced by Adidas and named the Europass, it is a 14-panel ball in the same construction as the Teamgeist, but with a modified surface design. The last quarter-final match saw Spain defeat Italy on penalties, after a goalless draw in regular time. Coached by Dutchman Guus Hiddink, Russia eliminated the Netherlands with two extra-time goals. Watch Netherlands v France from Euro 2008 in full on iPlayer. Swiss Television SRG SSR still had a feed, because of their own broadcasting facilities at the venue. Worth - Germany 2 euro 2008, St. Michaelis Church, Hamburg /New map of Europe/ in the coin catalog at uCoin.net - International Catalog of World Coins. The following players were suspended for one or more games as a result of red cards or yellow card accumulation: Three times in the second half of the semi-final between Germany and Turkey, nearly the entire global television coverage of the game was interrupted. The UEFA Technical Team was charged with naming a squad composed of the 23 best players over the course of the tournament. [1], Austria–Switzerland, Hungary, Greece–Turkey and the Nordic bid were recommended, in that order, before the final vote by UEFA's National Teams Committee. The qualifying tournament was contested by national teams from each of UEFA's member associations, with the exceptions of Austria and Switzerland, who had automatically qualified for the final tournament as hosts, and Montenegro, who came into existence too late to be admitted to UEFA. The Turks joined Portugal as the qualifiers from Group A. France were the high-profile victims of Group C, recording just one point from a goalless draw against Romania in their opening game. If a member of the final squad suffered an injury prior to his team's first game that would keep him out of the entire tournament, another player could be called up to replace him. Ontdek de perfecte stockfoto's over Euro 2008 France en redactionele nieuwsbeelden van Getty Images Kies uit premium Euro 2008 France van de hoogste kwaliteit. [8][9], Opened in 1931, the Ernst-Happel-Stadion was built for the second Workers' Olympiad. Holland 4-1 France. [10], Man of the Match: [55], UEFA announced that total of €184 million has been offered to the 16 teams competing in this tournament, increasing from €129 million in the previous tournament. The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2008 or simply Euro 2008, was the 13th UEFA European Football Championship, a quadrennial football tournament contested by the member nations of UEFA (the Union of European Football Associations). Select from premium Euro 2008 France of the highest quality. In the same game, goalkeeper Volkan Demirel was shown a red card for pushing Czech striker Jan Koller to the ground. After half an hour, Xavi played a pass in behind the Germany back line towards Torres, who outmuscled a hesitant Philipp Lahm and clipped the ball over the diving Jens Lehmann and just inside the far post. The Dutch crush France 4-1 to seal qualification for the Euro 2008 quarter-finals after Italy salvage a draw with Romania. In an exciting final game in Group A, an injury- and suspension-hit Turkey came back from 2–0 down to beat the Czech Republic 3–2, after an uncharacteristic handling mistake by Petr Čech, in the last few minutes, left Nihat Kahveci with the simplest of finishes. Spain were also the first team since Germany in 1996 to win the tournament undefeated. [12] On 22 November 2007, Giorgio Marchetti, UEFA's professional football director, announced that a review of the coefficient ranking system was under way for future European Championships.[7]. Switzerland played all of their group stage matches at St. Jakob Park in Basel, which also hosted the opening match of the tournament as a compromise for the final being held in Vienna. As European champions, Spain earned the right to compete in the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa. The player chosen was Spain midfielder Xavi. [5], The tournament's closing ceremony was held immediately prior to kickoff, and featured 400 performers,[6] including Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias, singing the tournament's official song, "Can You Hear Me". The change means there were no play-offs between teams finishing in second place in the groups – they qualified directly for the finals. EURO 2008 Netherlands 4-1 France Video highlights. France Euro Coins. The qualifying format was changed compared to previous tournaments. A new trophy was awarded to the winners of the Euro 2008 tournament. Over 1,200 designs were considered for the national side of the French coins. [68], Two soundtracks, "Like a Superstar" and "Feel the Rush," were recorded by Jamaican reggae artist Shaggy as mascot songs for Euro 2008. "I am sure the mascots and their names will become a vital part of the understanding of the whole event," said Christian Mutschler, the tournament director for Switzerland. [8], In addition to football, the Ernst-Happel-Stadion hosted 1995 European LC Championships, the final game of American Football World Championship in 2011, the three game of the final stage of the 13th European Championship of American Football and other athletics, cycling and tennis events. For the three-game group stage of this tournament, where two or more teams in a group tied on an equal number of points, the finishing positions were determined by the following tie-breaking criteria in the following order:[18], However, these criteria would not apply if two teams tied on points and goals scored played against each other in their final group match and no other team in group finishes with same points; in that case, the tie would be broken by a penalty shootout. 2008 lot of 8 silver coins, France being the only European to issue 1.50 silver PRF euros from 2002 to 2008, unusual value. 34.90 € * France 2 Euro 2003 The match ball for the finals was unveiled at the draw ceremony. The draw for the final tournament took place on 2 December 2007 at the Culture and Convention Centre in Lucerne. [67] The official Euro 2008 song was "Can You Hear Me" by Enrique Iglesias, which was performed live during the official closing ceremony prior to the final in Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna on 29 June. "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes was played when players walked out before kick-off,[70] and a remix of "Samba de Janeiro" by German dance group Bellini was played after each goal scored in the competition.[71][72]. Tied on head-to-head result (Austria 1–1 Poland). Paolo Calcagno (Italy) [16][17] The 16 teams validated their option with UEFA on 18 December 2007. A panel chaired by the Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance … Austria played all of their group stage matches at Ernst-Happel-Stadion. This was due to a thunderstorm at the broadcasting relay station in Austria, despite the game being played in Switzerland. [7], Ernst-Happel-Stadion in Vienna, the largest stadium of the eight Euro 2008 venues, hosted UEFA Euro 2008 final match on 29 June 2008. Also, in another major change, for the first time in a European Championship, only two venues (St. Jakob-Park, Basel and Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna—the two largest of the eight stadiums used) were used for the seven matches in the knockout phase of the tournament.[45]. Only the Swiss public broadcaster SRG maintained full coverage since it used a direct signal other than the IBC's.[62]. The Netherlands stun France with four goals in their group stage match at Euro 2008. [18], The knockout phase was different from that of past tournaments. Romania-France UEFA EURO 2008 . It took place in Austria and Switzerland (both hosting the tournament for the first time) from 7 to 29 June 2008. [53], The UEFA Technical Team also had to pick a Player of the Tournament, taking fans' votes into account. A player is also suspended for one match for picking up two yellow cards in separate matches. There were 77 goals scored in 31 matches, for an average of 2.48 goals per match. EURO 2008 highlights: France 1-4 Netherlands. If a player is shown a red card – whether as a result of two bookable offences or a straight red – that player is suspended from playing in his team's next match. Customers who bought this product also bought. CRManuto. [19] In April 2008, after failing a physical fitness test, Norwegian assistant referee Erik Ræstad was replaced by fellow countryman Jan Petter Randen.[20]. Austria and Switzerland jointly bid to host the games, and facing competition from six other bids: Bosnia and Herzegovina–Croatia, Greece–Turkey, a 4-way Nordic bid (from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden), Hungary, Russia and Scotland–Republic of Ireland. Defending champions Greece (coefficient 2.167; rank 11th) were automatically assigned to Pot 1. [2], The final vote by the UEFA executive committee was:[2]. [15] The teams trained and resided in these locations during the tournament, and travelled to games that took place away from their bases. The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2008 or simply Euro 2008, was the 13th UEFA European Football Championship, a quadrennial football tournament contested by the member nations of UEFA (the Union of European Football Associations). Spain were only the second nation to win all their group stage fixtures and then the European Championship itself, matching France's achievement from 1984. "[76], The following companies were global sponsors for the tournament:[77][78], This article is about the sporting event. At the time of the draw, these countries' respective Elorankings among European teams were 1st, 2nd, 4th and 8th, and as such the group has be… Extra payment based on teams performances: Spain, as winners of the tournament and winners of all three of their group stage matches, received a total prize of €23 million, the maximum possible prize money. [74], The slogan for UEFA Euro 2008 was chosen on 24 January 2007: Expect Emotions. Though Germany had a strong start, Spain started to look more dangerous after they had settled. The two official mascots for UEFA Euro 2008, were named after a vote from the public of the two host nations from the following options: In April 2007, after receiving 36.3% of the vote, Trix and Flix were chosen. The group of nine analysts watched every game at the tournament before making their decision after the final. [13] It was for this reason that Ernst-Happel-Stadion hosted the final. The new pitch was installed in advance of the quarter-final match between Portugal and Germany on 19 June. Simply magnificent by Sneijder, who picks the ball up with his back to goal outside the french area, turns, and powerfully curls a beauty into the top left. Watch the action from a dominant Dutch display in Berne, with Dirk Kuyt, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder all amongst the goals. €114.12 in 2020. [57], In extreme cases of ill-discipline, UEFA may choose to have a disciplinary panel examine the incident in order to determine whether or not further suspension is required. Group C of UEFA Euro 2008 is one of four groups of competing nations at UEFA Euro 2008. The qualifying process commenced a month after the 2006 World Cup. [15], Teams were required to select a squad of 23 players, three of whom had to be goalkeepers, with the final squad to be submitted to UEFA by 28 May 2008. Turkey continued their streak of last-gasp wins, equalising at the end of extra-time against Croatia and advancing on penalties. The following tournament, held in Poland and Ukraine, became the third jointly hosted tournament. Co-hosts Switzerland (coefficient 1.800; rank 20th) and Austria (coefficient 1.500; rank 27th) were automatically assigned to positions A1 and B1, respectively. Head-to-head result: Switzerland 0–1 Czech Republic. Serving as the national stadium, the Ernst-Happel-Stadion hosted numerous Champions League finals, including final between Internazionale and Real Madrid (3–1) in 1964, Porto versus FC Bayern (2–1) in 1987, AC Milan versus Benfica (1–0) in 1990, and Ajax versus AC Milan (1–0) in 1995. The teams finishing in the top two positions in each of the four groups progressed to the quarter-finals, while the bottom two teams were eliminated from the tournament. Teams that finished in third place had no opportunity to qualify. 29:59 [HD] 20.06.2008 - UEFA EURO 2008 Quarter Final Croatia 1-1 Turkey (With Pen. Italy and France secured qualification to the tournament proper on 17 November 2007 following Italy's 2–1 win against Scotland, becoming the fifth and sixth teams in the whole of the qualification stage to do so. Alessandro Griselli (Italy) The new version of the Henri Delaunay Trophy, created by Asprey London,[63] is almost an exact replica of the original designed by Arthus-Bertrand. Head-to-head result: Portugal 2–0 Turkey. In the final, held at Vienna's Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Spain became European champions for the second time after Fernando Torres' first-half goal proved enough to defeat Germany. As was the case at the 2000 and 2004 finals, the finalists were divided into four seeding pots, based on the UEFA national team coefficients which measured performance of teams in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying and Euro 2008 qualifying, with each group having one team from each pot. 1-3) - Avrupa Futbol Şampiyonası Hırvatistan 1-1 Türkiye (Penaltılarla 1-3) [Long Highlights] Fernando Torres (Spain)[1], Assistant referees:[2] The draw resulted in the following groups: The tournament was played at eight venues throughout the two host nations; four in Austria and four in Switzerland. Detailed information about the coin 2 Euro (French Presidency of the EU), France, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, … This act ensured that the German goal was actually broadcast in Germany although not in Turkey. Adel Taarabt - a mercurial talent. The group is composed of 2006 FIFA World Cup finalists Italy and France, as well as the Netherlands and Romania. Amateurs should not miss out on Hampden. L'équipe de France était dans le groupe B des qualifications pour l'Euro 2008, un des groupes les plus relevés des éliminatoires surnommé le "groupe de la mort" puisque l'Italie, la France (les deux finalistes du Mondial 2006) ainsi que l'Ukraine (quart de finaliste du Mondial 2006) étaient présents. Worth - France 2 euro 2008, French Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2008 in the coin catalog at uCoin.net - International Catalog of World Coins. EURO 2008 Stadion Letzigrund - Zurich. Worth - Belgium 2 euro 2008 in the coin catalog at uCoin.net - International Catalog of World Coins. The world television feed of the match was intermittently lost during the match, which prevented the broadcast of Germany's second goal. They formed a musical background to video clips featuring the twin mascots Trix and Flix.[67]. One case of this at Euro 2008 was the suspension of Turkey goalkeeper Volkan Demirel for two matches for pushing Czech striker Jan Koller.[58]. 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If his team is eliminated from the competition before the end of his suspension, the games carry over to the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification matches. This was only the second time in European Championship history that the champions had won every match in the group stage; the other team to do so was … All six group matches were played at venues in Switzerland, in Zürich and Berne. Miriam embraces her girly side", "adidas "EUROPASS" – the match ball with "goose bumps" for UEFA EURO 2008", "Official UEFA EURO 2008 Song: "Can You Hear Me" by Enrique Iglesias", Christina Stürmers offizieller EM-Song heißt "Fieber". The winners and runners-up from seven groups automatically qualified for the Championship, with the hosts filling the other two slots in the 16-team tournament. Detailed information about the coin 2 Euro Cent, France, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data Their official début was on 11 October 2006, at the Austria vs. Switzerland friendly, which ended 2–1. In contrast, Germany and Portugal were deemed to have an easy draw, as the tournament structure meant they could not meet Italy, France, the Netherlands or Spain until the final. Teams in groups A and B were separated from teams in groups C and D until the final. It took place in Austria and Switzerland (both hosting the tournament for the first time) from 7 to 29 June 2008. Watch the best moments from Zurich as goals from Andrea Pirlo and Daniele De Rossi secured Italy’s progress to the quarter-finals. Worth - France 2 euro 1999-2006 in the coin catalog at uCoin.net - International Catalog of World Coins. Fourth official: Finally, in Group D, Greece failed to reproduce the form of their shock 2004 win, and ended the tournament with no points. The UEFA Euro 2008 Final was a football match that took place on 29 June 2008 at the Ernst-Happel-Stadion in Vienna, Austria, to determine the winner of the UEFA Euro 2008.