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BuzzRanked! Davor Suker to Marco Van Basten - the Greatest Goals From the European Championship

These goals prompted uproars for generations!

The football spectacle is frequently amazing when dominant teams like Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Spain play each other in the European Championship. In 1960, France won the first-ever European Championship, paving the way for a string of historic goals throughout the years. Many of these goals surely left an impression on the collective memory of football fans.

Marco Van Basten (Netherlands), Euro 88

Many people believe that the Dutchman's famous volley against the Soviet Union is the greatest goal in football history as well as the greatest goal in the history of the European Championship. He had absolutely no right to score from that perspective! The method needed to be flawless, and it was. These kinds of goals only arise once every 100 years, its so epic!

Tomas Brolin (Sweden) v England, Euro 92

Over the years, England has managed to score a few respectable goals in tournament play, but they have also let up a few truly memorable goals, like this devastating strike from the incredibly gifted Tomas Brolin. In the space of a few seconds, Brolin delivered the game-winning blow with a first-time attempt that left England goalkeeper Chris Woods helpless. Two quick one-twos completely destroyed England.

The coveted trophy

Davor Suker (Croatia) v Denmark, Euro 96

The Croatian forward made the chip seem so simple that it begs the question of why more strikers don't score goals like that. Suker was closing in from the edge of the box, and Peter Schmeichel would have been certain to halt the threat, but the Croat produced a brilliant lob that startled the Danish goalkeeper and the entire stadium.

Paul Gascoigne (England) v Scotland, Euro 96

The year was 1996, and Wembley Stadium is brimming with anticipation as England seeked to ignite their tournament campaign following a lacklustre opening match against Switzerland. In a mesmerising display of skill, "Gazza" delivered a moment of pure magic that sent the nation into a frenzy. England's mercurial playmaker executed a sublime flick over Colin Hendry before unleashing a thunderous volley into the net. With this sensational goal, the Three Lions finally found their stride and embarked on a victorious journey.

Karel Poborsky (CzechRepublic) v Portugal, Euro 96

This goal propelled Karel Poborsky to household fame following Euro 96 in England. His remarkable dribble into the box was impressive enough, but it was the audacious lob that truly stole the show. Not merely a chip, but a scoop, the ball soared high above the reach of Portugal goalkeeper Vitor Baia before nestling into the back of the net!

Hal Robson-Kanu (Wales) v Belgium, Euro 2016 

Facing one of Europe's elite teams at Euro 2016, Wales demonstrated their disregard for reputations! In the quarterfinals, Hal Robson-Kanu etched his name into tournament history with a moment of brilliance. Executing a flawless Cruyff turn in the box, he left three defenders in his wake before calmly slotting the ball into the net.

Zinedine Zidane (France) v Spain, Euro 2000 

By the time Euro 2000 arrived, France had established itself as a formidable force in international football. As reigning World Cup champions boasting the talents of the world's best player, Zinedine Zidane, they were a force to be reckoned with. Known affectionately as "Zizou," Zidane proved his prowess as a lethal free-kick taker in this particular match! His expertly executed free-kick, brimming with whip and bend, proved decisive in securing a narrow victory over Spain in the quarterfinals. Zidane's ability to shine on the grandest stages underscored his status as a player who thrived under pressure.

These breathtaking goals are a testament to the significance of the European Championships, where top teams compete for the honour of their nation's football dominance!