UEFA Team of the Tournament

The UEFA Technical Team was charged with naming a squad composed of the 23 best players over the course of the tournament. The group of eleven analysts watched every game at the tournament before making their decision after the final. Ten players from the winning Spanish team were selected in the team of the tournament, while Zlatan Ibrahimović is the only player knocked out in the group stage were included.

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
Spain Iker Casillas Spain Jordi Alba England Steven Gerrard Spain Cesc Fàbregas
Germany Manuel Neuer Spain Gerard Piqué Germany Sami Khedira Spain David Silva
Italy Gianluigi Buffon Spain Sergio Ramos Germany Mesut Özil Italy Mario Balotelli

Germany Philipp Lahm Italy Andrea Pirlo Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal Fábio Coentrão Italy Daniele De Rossi Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimović

Portugal Pepe Spain Xabi Alonso

Spain Sergio Busquets

Spain Xavi

Spain Andrés Iniesta
Golden Boot

In the event of a tie, the Golden Boot will be awarded to the player with the most assists. In a further tie, the winner will be the player spending the least time playing in the tournament. Fernando Torres tied with five other players on goals and with Mario Gómez on goals and assists; however he spent 92 minutes less on the pitch compared to Gómez and this owned him the title. Torres also became the first player to score in two finals. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar of Netherlands was the over-all topscorer for Euro 2012 including qualification by 12 goals.

  • Spain Fernando Torres (3 goals)
UEFA Player of the TournamentLink
  • Spain Andrés Iniesta

Related Post