The Euro Cup is a European football championship tournament organized by UEFA. The tournament is a leap-year tournament and takes place after four years. The top 24 European nations competed against each other after qualifying through different groups. It all began in 1960, when the first tournament took place, and this year is going to be the 17th tournament.
The Soviet Union (Russia) was the inaugural champion of the tournament, whereas the current Euro Cup champions are Italy. So far, the tournament has had 10 different champions. Now you might have thought, Which nation has won the most Euro Cup titles? So let’s take a look at the Euro Cup winners list and know which nation has won the most titles.
Euro Cup winners list
|1976||Czechoslovakia||2-2 (5-3 in penalty)||Germany|
|2020||Italy||1-1 (3-2 in penalty)||England|
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Nations with the most Euro Cup titles
|Nation||Titles||Runners-up||Years won||Years runners-up|
|Germany||3||3||1972, 1980, 1996||1976, 1992, 2008|
|Spain||3||1||1964, 2008, 2012||1984|
|Italy||2||2||1968, 2020||2000, 2012|
|Russia||1||3||1960||1964, 1972, 1988|
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Germany and Spain have won the Euro Cup three times, which is the most by any nation. Germany has played in six finals and won three of them. Whereas, Spain has played in four finals and won three of them.
In third place, we have Italy and France with two titles each. Italy has played in four finals and has won two of them. On the other hand, France has played in three finals and has won two of them.
Other nations like Russia, Czech Republic, Portugal, Netherlands, Denmark, and Greece have won the title once each. The tournament has witnessed 10 different winners, and this year may have a new winner on the list.