New Delhi. The Euro Cup or European Championship is a soccer match of European international locations. It’s organized by the Union of European Soccer Associations (UEFA). It was began from 1960. Since then it’s being organized each 4 years. Final yr as a consequence of Corona, it needed to be postponed for a yr. Now this match is ranging from June 11 this yr. The historical past of this match being held for 61 years is kind of thrilling.
Typically two finals needed to be performed to decide on the winner of the match, and generally a toss needed to be performed for the results of the match. Up to now 10 international locations have received its title. Initially solely 4 groups bought an opportunity to enter the match. At this time 24 groups enter the match. That’s, the variety of groups has elevated by 6 occasions. In comparison with the present season, 11 international locations might be held between June 11 and July 11. Portugal crew is the defending champion of the match. A complete of 51 matches might be performed on this season.
Event began after 33 years of giving concept
The Euro Cup trophy is known as after Henri Delon. It’s named after Henri Delaun, the previous Secretary Normal of the French Soccer Affiliation. He was the primary to counsel to arrange the match in 1927. However there was no dialogue on this until 1958. Delon died in 1955. However initially of the match, the trophy is given of their title. Henri Delon was additionally the match referee. Throughout a match, his tooth have been damaged as a result of ball being hit within the face, then he left the job of referee. He was additionally the primary Secretary Normal of UEFA.Spain didn’t play the quarter-final match as a consequence of controversy
A complete of 17 groups entered the qualifying match of the primary match held in 1960. 4 groups bought an opportunity to play the match. The Soviet Union defeated Yugoslavia 2–1 in further time within the last to win the match’s first title. France had determined to not play in opposition to the Soviet Union within the quarter-final match as a consequence of a political dispute. Because the host, the crew bought an opportunity to play the match.
Finals 2 occasions in 1968
In 1968, the semi-final match between Italy and the Soviet Union was tied 0–0 till further time. Ultimately the toss was resorted and Italy received. The toss was used for the primary and final time for the winner. The 1968 last additionally occurred twice. The primary last was a 1–1 draw between Italy and Yugoslavia after further time. Two days later within the second last, Italy received 2–0.
10 groups have received the title
Euro Cup champions thus far.
Up to now 10 groups have received the match title at the very least as soon as. Germany and Spain captured the title probably the most 3-3 occasions. Spain is the one crew to win this match twice in a row, in 2008 and 2012. Portugal is the defending champion of the match.
35 out of 55 international locations entered the match at the very least as soon as
UEFA has 55 member international locations. Of those, 35 international locations have entered the match at the very least as soon as. Germany’s crew has entered the match 13 occasions. 5 occasions within the title of West Germany whereas eight occasions within the title of Germany. Russia bought 12 probabilities. 6 occasions below the title of the Soviet Union, as soon as the CIS soccer crew and 6 occasions below the title of Russia entered the match.
Most watched match after world cup
Euro Cup is probably the most watched soccer match on the earth after FIFA World Cup. The 2012 last was performed between Spain and Italy. It was seen by 300 million folks worldwide. The ultimate of 2016 was additionally watched by about 28 crore folks. It was the second most watched match in European historical past. Within the Euro Cup held in France in 2016, a income of Rs 16280 crore was obtained. Nevertheless, this time the income isn’t anticipated to extend as a consequence of Corona.
Prize cash of Rs 3300 crore
In line with UEFA, after successful the primary last in 1960, all 17 gamers of the Soviet Union got $ 200-200, or a complete of $3,400. That’s, about 2.5 lakh rupees. After this Rs 3300 crore might be given as prize cash. That’s, the prize cash has elevated by about 1300 occasions. This time the winner will get round Rs 88 crore.