Who was the top goal scorer in the 2008 Euros?

Who was the top goal scorer in the 2008 Euros?

David Villa
David Villa: EURO 2008 top scorer. Watch all four goals from the Spain forward on his way to topping the scoring charts at the tournament in Austria and Switzerland.

Who qualified for Euro 2008?

Qualified teams

Team Qualified as Previous appearances in tournament
Croatia Group E winner 2 (1996, 2004)
Spain Group F winner 7 (1964, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004)
Netherlands Group G runner-up 7 (1976, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004)
Portugal Group A runner-up 4 (1984, 1996, 2000, 2004)

Who was the best player in Euro 2008?

The Spain midfielder Xavi has been named the best player at Euro 2008 by Uefa’s technical committee. The 28-year-old Barcelona midfielder, the heartbeat of his team’s midfield during the tournament, was voted the Castrol player of the tournament by a nine-strong panel of Uefa’s technical experts.

Was there euros in 2008?

It took place in Austria and Switzerland (both hosting the tournament for the first time) from 7 to 29 June 2008. The tournament was won by Spain, who defeated Germany 1–0 in the final.

How many goals did the euro have in 2008?

77 goals
There were 77 goals scored in 31 matches, for an average of 2.48 goals per match.

Who won the Golden Boot for Euro 2012?

Fernando Torres
Golden Boot

Edition Golden Boot
Player(s) Goals
Austria and Switzerland 2008 David Villa 4
Poland and Ukraine 2012 Fernando Torres 3 goals, 1 assist (189 minutes)
France 2016 Antoine Griezmann 6 goals, 2 assists (555 minutes)

How did England not qualify for Euro 2008?

England failed to qualify for Euro 2008 after losing a sensational game against Croatia at Wembley. England went 2-0 down when Scott Carson, in for Paul Robinson, fumbled Nico Kranjcar’s shot into the net and then Ivica Olic slipped in a second.

Who won the Golden Boot in 2010?

Diego Forlan
Players 21 years old and younger are eligible for the Best Young Player award. For a list of past World Cup winners, hosts, and statistics visit the World Cup History page….World Cup Award Winners.

Year 2010
Golden Ball Diego Forlan
Golden Boot Thomas Muller
Goals Scored 5
Golden Gloves Iker Casillas

Why did England not qualify for the euro in 2008?

That meant all England had to do to qualify for Euro 2008 was avoid defeat at home to Slaven Bilic’s already-qualified Croatia… Heavy rain poured down at Wembley. Within minutes of the first whistle, the pitch, which had been damaged during an NFL game a few weeks earlier, was cutting up.

Who was the manager in 2008 when England didn’t qualify?

Statistical summary

Manager Tenure Competitions
Sven-Göran Eriksson 2001–2006 2002 World Cup – quarter-final Euro 2004 – quarter-final 2006 World Cup – quarter-final
Steve McClaren 2006–2007 Euro 2008 – failed to qualify
Fabio Capello 2008–2012 2010 World Cup – round of 16
Stuart Pearce (caretaker) 2012 N/A

When did England last fail to qualify for the Euros?

England did not qualify for the Euros as recently as 2008. England also did not qualify for the Euros in 1960, 1964, 1972, 1976, and 1984.

Who were the top scorers at Euro 2008?

David Villa has been crowned top scorer at EURO 2008. The Spanish player scored the winning goal against Sweden, and three goals against Russia.

How many teams were in the Euro 2008?

Qualifying for the UEFA Euro 2008 finals tournament took place between August 2006 and November 2007. Fifty teams were divided into seven groups. In a double round-robin system, each team played against each of the others in their group on a home-and-away basis.

Which countries were assured of hosting Euro 2008?

Austria (1,333) and Switzerland (1,833) were already assured of places at Euro 2008 as host nations. Teams in bold eventually qualified for the final tournament. If two or more teams were equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria were applied to determine the rankings:

What is the 2005 UEFA national team coefficient?

2005 UEFA national team coefficient were used to rank the teams according to their results in both UEFA Euro 2004 and 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification. Only the group matches counted towards the coefficients, also determining which pot a national team was put in. Greece were the defending champions, thus were automatically seeded in the top pool.