Who scored for Ireland in Euro 2012?

The Irish got off to the best possible start at the Aviva Stadium as Aiden McGeady scored his first international goal for Ireland after just 90 seconds.

Who scored in 2012 Euro final?

Torres then turned provider four minutes later, cutting the ball back with the outside of his boot for fellow substitute and Chelsea forward Juan Mata to sweep into an empty net for a final score of 4–0, the widest margin of victory in any European Championship final.

Who was the best player in Euro 2012?


Season Player Club
UEFA Best Player in Europe Award
2010–11 Lionel Messi Barcelona
2011–12 Andrés Iniesta Barcelona
2012–13 Franck Ribéry Bayern Munich

Why is Ireland not in the Euros?

Uefa have officially stripped Dublin of its hosting of four Euro 2020 matches with the games being moved to St Petersburg and Wembley. Following a meeting of their executive committee on Friday morning, Uefa confirmed to the FAI that the four games have been moved due to the public health situation in Ireland.

Is Ireland on the euro?

Ireland joined the European Union in 1973 and was one of the first countries to adopt the euro on 1 January 1999.

Who won Euro 2012 Golden Boot?

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)

What was the score between Italy and Republic of Ireland?

Robbie Brady (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half. Goal! Goal! Italy 0, Republic of Ireland 1. Robbie Brady (Republic of Ireland) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Wes Hoolahan with a cross. Attempt saved.

What was the name of the European Football Championship in 2012?

For the video game based on this event, see UEFA Euro 2012 (video game). The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2012 or simply Euro 2012, was the 14th European Championship for men’s national football teams organised by UEFA.

Who was in Group C of Euro 2012?

The pool consisted of Spain, Italy, Republic of Ireland and Croatia. The group was jokingly dubbed the “group of debt” by multiple media outlets, in reference to the European sovereign debt crisis facing some of its members. Spain and Italy progressed to the quarter-finals, while Croatia and Republic of Ireland were eliminated from the tournament.

How many goals were scored at Euro 2012?

There were more headed goals (22) than at any other European Championship finals. There was an average of 901 passes per match at Euro 2012. It was the first time that nobody managed to score more than three goals at a tournament since 1992.