West Germany defeat Argentina 1-0 in Rome to win 1990 World Cup.
Former England midfielder David Platt retires from playing to pursue career in management.
Greece bore their way to the Euro 2004 title, defeating France, Czech Republic and Portugal all 1-0 in the knockout stages.
LDU beat Fluminense on penalties after 5-5 aggregate draw in Copa Libertadores final
David Trezeguet's golden goal hands France Euro 2000 glory to add to their World Cup triumph two years earlier.
Euro 2008 champions Spain greeted by tens of thousands of fans in Madrid to celebrate their success.
A nation mourns as Germany lose a major final for the second time in six years.
Not this nation, obviously...
Germany face Spain in Sunday's European Championship final. Here's how they both got there.
June 26 1996. The nation is in the midst of a frenzy of patriotism as football 'comes home.' Then the bloomin' Germans turn up and ruin it. Typical.
June 25 1988 - Holland, Marco Van Basten et al win their only major trophy to date.
June 25 1988, the Dutch win their only major International honour to date, the European Championships.
England bow out of Euro 2004, unsurprisingly at the quarter-final stage, unsurprisingly on penalties.
Fourth time lucky for Spain as they finally win a penalty shootout on June 22 to knock Italy out of Euro 2008 and progress to semi-finals.
Germany become first team through to Euro 2008 semi-finals after 3-2 win against Portugal.
Italy defeat France 2-0 to progress to Euro 2008 quarter-finals.
England avenge penalty-shootout defeats in 1990 and 1996 by defeating Germany 1-0 at Euro 2000.
Turkey come from 2-0 down after 75 minutes to win 3-2 and progress to the quarter-finals.
Zinedine Zidane scores twice in injury-time as France defeat England 2-1 at Euro 2004.
Co-hosts Switzerland first side to be eliminated from tournament after 2-1 defeat to Turkey in atrocious weather conditions.
A veritable smorgasbord of brawls, scuffles and handbag-throwing from years gone by.
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