Spain managed "the triple" unprecedented in the history of football: the European Championships, World Cup, European Championship!
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Spain won the European Championship in Ukraine and Poland, confirming its supremacy on the international football scene and managing a historic triple: Euro-2008, World Cup-2010 and Euro-2012.
La Roja equaled the German Federal Republic, the only nation that has played three consecutive final, within four years, between 1972 and 1976.
Spain now has three euroopene titles after those of 1964 and 2008.
Italy, winner in 1968, suffered the second defeat in the final after the one in France, in 2000.
Spain is the only nation that manages to retain the title won the previous edition of the EC.
Spain played with Italy in the Euro-2012 in the group stage, when the score was 1-1.
Spaniards and Italians share the trophys from 2006, when Italy won the World Cup. Spain won, in turn, Euro 2008, Euro-2012 and World Cup-2010.
The next edition of the Euro will take place in 2016, in France, with 24 teams.
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