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Who won Euro 2000?

France
France won the tournament, defeating Italy 2–1 in the final with a golden goal by David Trezeguet after equalising with a last-minute goal, and became the first team to win the European championship while being world champion.

Are euros golden goal?

The 1996 and 2000 Euro finals were decided by a sudden-death “golden goal” in extra time. Back then, the rules determined that the first goal scored in extra time was the game-winner, bringing an end to the match. The golden goal rule was removed from the Laws of the Game in 2004.

Why did they stop golden goal?

The golden goal in the Euro 96 final was controversial, as the Czechs, who were on the losing side argued that the Germans’ winning goal was offside. In February 2004, the IFAB announced that, after Euro 2004, both the golden goal and silver goal methods would be removed from the Laws of the Game.

What does golden goal mean in zoom?

If either team scores a goal during extra time, the game ends immediately and the scoring team becomes the winner. The winning goal is known as the “golden goal”. If there have been no goals scored after both periods of extra time, a penalty shoot-out decides the game.

Does golden goal still exist?

There is no golden-goal rule, meaning that the game doesn’t end immediately after a goal in extra time. The golden goal was abolished in world football—it is still employed in NCAA soccer—after Euro 2004, which was won by Greece using the silver-goal method in the semifinals.

Who is the youngest player to play at a Euro finals?

Jude Bellingham
Kacper Kozłowski (17 years and 246 days) Poland’s Pogoń Szczecin midfielder broke the record which had been set just six days before by England’s Jude Bellingham (17 years and 349 days) when he replaced Mateusz Klich midway through the second half against Spain during the UEFA EURO 2020 group stage.