Spain set new records to win Euro 2012

World and European football champions, Spain, set new records while winning the European Championship, Euro 2012, in style. Spanish players, not be left out, also set several individual records in the competition. Below, we bring you the various records set by Spain and her players during Euro 2012.

 

SPAIN:

The first team to retain the European championship (2008 and 2012) as world champions (2010).

 

The first team to score four goals, without conceding any, in the final of a European or World cup.

 

The first team to play 12 matches unbeaten in the European championship starting from 2008 to 2012.

 

The first team to have 13 players play in two consecutive European championships and win both.

 

Iker Casillas:

The first player to win 100 games for his national team.

 

The first goalkeeper to play 509 mins without conceding a goal in a European Championship.

 

Fernando Torres:

The first player to score in the final of two successive European championships.

 

The first player to win the English FA cup, Champions league, European Championship, Euro golden boot award in one season.

 

Xavi Hernandes:

The first player to provide two assists in two successive European final games.

 

Vicente del Bosque:

The only coach ever, to win two European Champions league, a world cup, and a European nations cup.

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