Spain Claims European Crown

Fernando Torres struck the only goal of the game as Spain ended their 44-year wait for a major international trophy by beating Germany in the Euro 2008 final in Vienna.

The Liverpool striker netted the clincher in the 33rd minute, doing superbly to pick up a Xavi through-ball, skip past the challenge of Philipp Lahm before dinking his shot over Jens Lehmann and into the far corner of the net.

Torres had earlier seen a header hit the post as dominant Spain finally banished their reputation of underachieving on the big stage by winning their first major trophy since Euro 1964.


  • michael

    i’m a big german fan but i must say that spain played the more entertaining of both teams.congratulations to the winners!!!

  • billy

    goo spain

  • Woo

    Yay I thought russia was in this im dumb :O

    Go Spain won 🙂 🙂
    The score was 2-0 to spain a chelsea stricker scored then another guy!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Me Llamo Robinho

    Spain md deserved to win this championship. I picked them to win from the start. They really showed their quality by adapting to play without David Villa

  • David

    It was a good game from spain