UEFA Euro 2020: Records made/broken, Awards and Statistics

By Raghu
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UEFA Euro 2020: Records made/broken, Awards and Statistics

Here are those records made/broken in UEFA Euro 2020

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Italy became the champions of Europe by defeating England in the final of UEFA Euro 2020.

There are some records which were made/broken in this Euro campaign. Let’s take a close look to those records:

  • Top Scorer in Euro history – Cristiano Ronaldo broke Michel Platini’s record of 9 goals and has scored overall 13 goals in European championship history.
  • First direct free-kick since 2000 – After Zinedine Zidane’s set piece in 2000 Euros, Mikkel Damsgaard scored a direct free-kick goal against England to break the 21 years of silence.
  • International top scorer – Cristiano Ronaldo equaled Ali Daei’s record of 109 international goals.
  • Goalkeeper as Player of The Tournament – Gianluigi Donnarumma became the first goalkeeper to win the ‘Player of The Tournament’ award in Euro history.

Awards

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  • Top Scorer/Golden Boot – Cristiano Ronaldo (5 goals and 1 assist)
  • Player of The Tournament – Gianluigi Donnarumma
  • Golden Glove – Jordan Pickford
  • Young Player of the Tournament – Pedri

Statistics

  • Most Goals Scored – Italy (13 goals) in 7 matches and Spain (13 goals) in 6 matches
  • Least Goals Scored – Finland, Turkey and Scotland (1 goal) in 3 matches
  • Least goals conceded – England (2 goals in 7 matches)
  • Most goals conceded – Ukraine (10 goals in 5 matches)