UEFA European Under-19 Championship

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UEFA European Under-19 Championship
UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship logo.svg
Founded1948
Region Europe (UEFA)
Number of teamsMaximum of 54 (qualifying round)
28 (elite round)
8 (finals)
Current championsFlag of Portugal.svg  Portugal (4th title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Flag of England.svg  England
(10 titles each)
Soccerball current event.svg 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification

The UEFA European Under-19 Championship is an annual football competition for men organised by the sport's European governing body, UEFA.

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History and format

The competition has been held since 1948. It was originally called the FIFA International Youth Tournament, until it was taken over by UEFA in 1956. [1] In 1980, it was restyled the UEFA European Under-18 Championship. As changes were made to player eligibility dates in 2001, the championship received its current name, which has been used since the 2002 championship. [2] The contest has been held every year since its inauguration in 1948, except for the period between 1984 and 1992, when it was only held every other year.

The 2002 UEFA European Under-19 Championship was the first edition of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, after the previous Under-18 competition was reclassified. The tournament was held in Norway, between 21 July and 28 July 2002. The top three teams from each group qualified for the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship. Players born on or after 1 January 1983 were eligible to participate in this competition.

The tournament has been played in a number of different formats during its existence. Currently it consists of two stages, similar to UEFA's other European championship competitions. The qualifying stage is open to all UEFA members, and the final stage is contested between eight teams.

During even years, the best finishing teams qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup held in the next (odd) year. Currently, five teams can qualify for the World Cup, consisting of the top two of their groups plus the winner of a play-off match between the third-placed teams of each group.

The FIFA U-20 World Cup is the biennial football world championship for male players under the age of 20, organised by FIFA. The competition has been staged every two years since the first tournament in 1977 held in Tunisia. Until 2005 it was known as the FIFA World Youth Championship.

The age limit of the event was under-18 (calendar year) at the beginning of the qualification but co-current with the new name, the age limit became under-19 during the final tournament. Thus, the age limit never changed as the qualification always began a year before the final tournament.[ clarification needed ]

Number of teams

Year of tournamentFormat of the final roundNumber of teams
1986–1992Knockout format8
1993Two groups of four teams, third place play-off and final
1994Two groups of four teams, fifth place play-off, third place play-off and final
1995–2002Two groups of four teams, third place play-off and final
2003–2015Two groups of four teams, semi-finals and final
2016–presentTwo groups of four teams, fifth place play-off (in even years only, for qualifying to FIFA U-20 World Cup), semi-finals and final

Results

FIFA Youth Tournament (1948–1954)

YearHostFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1948
details
Flag of England.svg  England Flag of England.svg
England
3–2Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Belgium
3–1Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
1949
details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Flag of France.svg
France
4–1Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Belgium
5–0Saint Patrick's Saltire.svg
Ireland
1950
details
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
3–2Flag of France.svg
France
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
6–0Flag of Luxembourg.svg
Luxembourg
1951
details
Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Yugoslavia
3–2Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Belgium
1–0Ulster Banner.svg
Northern Ireland
1952
details
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg  Spain Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
0–0 aet
Spain won on Goal Average
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Belgium
Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
5–5 Austria win on Coin Toss Flag of England.svg
England
1953
details
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Flag of Hungary (1949-1956; 1-2 aspect ratio).svg
Hungary
2–0Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Yugoslavia
Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey
3–2Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
1954
details
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
2–2 aet
Spain won on Goal Average
Flag of Germany.svg
West Germany
Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
1–0Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey

UEFA Youth Tournament (1955–1980)

YearHostFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1955
Details
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Only group matches were played and no winner was declared.
1956
Details
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956; 1-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary Only group matches were played and no winner was declared.
1957
Details
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg  Spain Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
3–2Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
Flag of France.svg  France
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
0–0Third place
was shared
1958
Details
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
1–0Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of France.svg
France
3–0Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg
Romania
1959
Details
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg  Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg
Bulgaria
1–0Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungary
6–1Flag of East Germany.svg
East Germany
1960
Details
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungary
2–1Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg
Romania
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
2–1Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
1961
Details
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
4–0Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg
Poland
Flag of Germany.svg
West Germany
2–1Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
1962
Details
Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg
Romania
4–1Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Yugoslavia
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czechoslovakia
1–1 Czechoslovakia win on Coin Toss Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey
1963
Details
Flag of England.svg  England Flag of England.svg
England
4–0Ulster Banner.svg
Northern Ireland
Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
4–2Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg
Bulgaria
1964
Details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Flag of England.svg
England
4–0Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
3–2Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
1965
Details
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany Flag of East Germany.svg
East Germany
3–2Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czechoslovakia
4–1Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
1966
Details
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
0–0The title
was shared
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Yugoslavia
2–0Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
1967
Details
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
1–0Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey
1–1 Turkey win on Coin Toss Flag of France.svg
France
1968
Details
Flag of France.svg  France Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czechoslovakia
2–1Flag of France.svg
France
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
4–2Flag of Bulgaria (1967-1971).svg
Bulgaria
1969
Details
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany Flag of Bulgaria (1967-1971).svg
Bulgaria
1–1 Bulgaria win on Coin Toss Flag of East Germany.svg
East Germany
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
1–0Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
1970
Details
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Flag of East Germany.svg
East Germany
1–1 East Germany win on Coin Toss Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
2–0Flag of France.svg
France
1971
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Flag of England.svg
England
3–0Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Flag of East Germany.svg
East Germany
1–1
(5–3) pen.
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
1972
Details
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg  Spain Flag of England.svg
England
2–0Flag of Germany.svg
West Germany
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg
Poland
0–0
(6–5) pen.
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
1973
Details
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of England.svg
England
3–2
aet
Flag of East Germany.svg
East Germany
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
1–0Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg
Bulgaria
1974
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg
Bulgaria
1–0Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Yugoslavia
Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
1–0Flag of Greece (1970-1975).svg
Greece
1975
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Flag of England.svg
England
1–0
asdet
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungary
(p) 2–2Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey
1976
Details
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
1–0Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungary
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
3–0Flag of France.svg
France
1977
Details
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Belgium
2–1Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg
Bulgaria
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
7–2Flag of Germany.svg
West Germany
1978
Details
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
3–0Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Yugoslavia
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg
Poland
3–1Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
1979
Details
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Yugoslavia
1–0Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg
Bulgaria
Flag of England.svg
England
0–0
(4–3) pen.
Flag of France.svg
France
1980
Details
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany Flag of England.svg
England
2–1Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
3–0Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands

UEFA European Under-18 Championship (1981–2001)

YearHostFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1981
Details
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany Flag of Germany.svg
West Germany
1–0Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
Flag of France.svg
France
1–1
2–0 ( p )
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg
Spain
1982
Details
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
3–1Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czechoslovakia
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
3–1Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
1983
Details
Flag of England.svg  England Flag of France.svg
France
1–0Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czechoslovakia
Flag of England.svg
England
1–1
4–2 ( p )
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
1984
Details
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungary
0–0
3–2 ( p )
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
2–1Flag of Ireland.svg
Republic of Ireland
1986
Details
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia Flag of East Germany.svg
East Germany
3–1Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of Germany.svg
West Germany
1–0Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
1988
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
3–1
( a.e.t. )
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Flag of East Germany.svg
East Germany
2–0Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
1990
Details
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
Soviet Union
0–0
4–2 ( p )
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
1–0Flag of England.svg
England
1992
Details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey
2–1
(asdet)
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
1–1
8–7 ( p )
Flag of England.svg
England
1993
Details
Flag of England.svg  England Flag of England.svg
England
1–0Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
2–1Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
1994
Details
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
1–1
4–1 ( p )
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
5–2Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
1995
Details
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
4–1Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of Greece.svg
Greece
5–0Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
1996
Details
Flag of France.svg  France Flag of France.svg
France
1–0Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
Flag of England.svg
England
3–2
( a.e.t. )
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Belgium
1997
Details
Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Flag of France.svg
France
1–0
(asdet)
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
2–1Flag of Ireland.svg
Republic of Ireland
1998
Details
Flag of Cyprus (1960-2006).svg  Cyprus Flag of Ireland.svg
Republic of Ireland
1–1
4–3 ( p )
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Flag of Croatia.svg
Croatia
0–0
5–4 ( p )
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
1999
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
1–0Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of Ireland.svg
Republic of Ireland
1–0Flag of Greece.svg
Greece
2000
Details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of France.svg
France
1–0Flag of Ukraine.svg
Ukraine
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
3–1Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2001
Details
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
3–1Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
6–2Flag of Yugoslavia (1992-2003).svg
Yugoslavia

UEFA European Under-19 Championship (since 2002)

YearHostFinalLosing semi-finalists
(or third place match)
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
2002
Details
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
1–0Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Flag of Slovakia.svg
Slovakia
2–1Flag of Ireland.svg
Republic of Ireland
2003
Details
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
2–0Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria and Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
2004
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
1–0Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine and Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
2005
Details
Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland Flag of France.svg
France
3–1Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.svg  Serbia and Montenegro and Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2006
Details
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
2–1Flag of Scotland.svg
Scotland
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria and Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
2007
Details
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
1–0Flag of Greece.svg
Greece
Flag of France.svg  France and Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2008
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
3–1Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary and Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
2009
Details
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.svg
Ukraine
2–0Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of Serbia (2004-2010).svg  Serbia and Flag of France.svg  France
2010
Details
Flag of France.svg  France Flag of France.svg
France
2–1Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
Flag of England.svg  England and Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
2011
Details
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
3–2
( a.e.t. )
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia and Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland
2012
Details
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
1–0Flag of Greece.svg
Greece
Flag of France.svg  France and Flag of England.svg  England
2013
Details
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania Flag of Serbia.svg
Serbia
1–0Flag of France.svg
France
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal and Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
2014
Details
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
1–0Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia and Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
2015
Details
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
2–0Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece and Flag of France.svg  France
2016
Details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of France.svg
France
4–0Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of England.svg  England and Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
2017
Details
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia Flag of England.svg
England
2–1Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic and Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
2018
Details
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
4–3
( a.e.t. )
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of France.svg  France and Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
2019
Details
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia
2020
Details
Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland

Statistics

Performances by countries

Accurate as of 2018.

UEFA European Youth Championship
TeamTitlesRunners-upThird placeFourth placeSemi-finalistsTotal (Top Four)
Flag of England.svg  England 10 (1948, 1963, 1964, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1980, 1993, 2017)5 (1958, 1965, 1967, 2005, 2009)33324
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 10 (1952, 1954, 1995, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015)4 (1957, 1964, 1996, 2010)66127
Flag of France.svg  France 8 (1949, 1983, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2016)3 (1950, 1968, 2013)34523
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 6 (1965, 1970, 1981, 1986, 2008, 2014)7 (1954, 1969, 1972, 1973, 1994, 1998, 2002)52222
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia / Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 6 (1966*, 1967, 1976, 1978, 1988, 1990)2 (1984, 2015)3112
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 4 (1961, 1994, 1999, 2018)8 (1971, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1997, 2003, 2014, 2017)32219
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 3 (1958, 1966*, 2003)7 (1959, 1986, 1995, 1999, 2008, 2016, 2018)3316
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia / Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 3 (1951, 1979, 2013)4 (1953, 1962, 1974, 1978)11413
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 3 (1959, 1969, 1974)2 (1977, 1979)38
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 3 (1953, 1960, 1984)1 (1976)217
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 2 (1950, 1957)1 (1951)1138
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic / Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 1 (1968)4 (1982, 1983, 2001, 2011)21412
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 1 (2001)3 (1961, 1980, 1981)318
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 1 (1992)2 (1993, 2004)238
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 1 (1982)1 (2006)349
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 1 (1977)1 (1952)316
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 1 (1962)1 (1960)13
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 1 (2009)1 (2000)24
Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland 1 (1998)1316
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 3 (1948, 1949, 1970)1318
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 2 (2007, 2012)1216
Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 1 (1963)23
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 1 (1975)1
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 112
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 11
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 11
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 11
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 11
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 11
Total (65th)6664504832260

Note:
1966 Title Shared between Flag of Italy.svg  Italy and Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union.
1957 Third place Shared between Flag of Italy.svg  Italy and Flag of France.svg  France.

Italy national under-19 football team national association football team

The Italy national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

The France national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of France and is controlled by the French Football Federation. The team competes in the annual UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship. They were the 2010 champions of the competition having won on home soil. The under-19 team also contests the qualification matches needed to play in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, though the competition is classified as an under-20 tournament.

Awards

Golden Player Award

The Golden Player Award is awarded to the player who plays the most outstanding football during the tournament.

European ChampionshipGolden PlayerRef(s)
2002 Norway Flag of Spain.svg Fernando Torres [3]
2003 Liechtenstein Flag of Italy.svg Alberto Aquilani [4]
2004 Switzerland Flag of Spain.svg Juanfran [5]
2005 Northern Ireland Flag of France.svg Abdoulaye Baldé [6]
2006 Poland Flag of Spain.svg Alberto Bueno [7]
2007 Austria Flag of Greece.svg Sotiris Ninis [8]
2008 Czech Republic 1 Flag of Germany.svg Lars Bender
Flag of Germany.svg Sven Bender
[9]
2009 Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.svg Kyrylo Petrov [10]
2010 France Flag of France.svg Gaël Kakuta [11]
2011 Romania Flag of Spain.svg Álex Fernández [12]
2012 Estonia Flag of Spain.svg Gerard Deulofeu [13]
2013 Lithuania Flag of Serbia.svg Aleksandar Mitrović [14]
2014 Hungary Flag of Germany.svg Davie Selke [15]
2015 Greece Flag of Spain.svg Marco Asensio [16]
2016 Germany Flag of France.svg Jean-Kévin Augustin [17]
2017 Georgia Flag of England.svg Mason Mount [18]

1 Honour shared.

Top goalscorer

The Top goalscorer award is awarded to the player who scores the most goals during the tournament.

European ChampionshipTop goalscorerGoals
2002 Norway Flag of Spain.svg Fernando Torres 4
2003 Liechtenstein Flag of Portugal.svg Paulo Sérgio 5
2004 Switzerland Flag of Turkey.svg Ali Öztürk
Flag of Poland.svg Łukasz Piszczek
4
2005 Northern Ireland Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.svg Borko Veselinović 5
2006 Poland Flag of Spain.svg Alberto Bueno
Flag of Turkey.svg İlhan Parlak
5
2007 Austria Flag of Germany.svg Änis Ben-Hatira
Flag of Greece.svg Kostantinos Mitroglou
Flag of France.svg Kévin Monnet-Paquet
3
2008 Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Tomáš Necid 4
2009 Ukraine Flag of England.svg Nathan Delfouneso 4
2010 France Flag of Spain.svg Dani Pacheco 4
2011 Romania Flag of Spain.svg Álvaro Morata 6
2012 Estonia Flag of Spain.svg Jesé 5
2013 Lithuania Flag of Lithuania.svg Gratas Sirgedas
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Anass Achahbar
Flag of Portugal.svg Alexandre Guedes
3
2014 Hungary Flag of Germany.svg Davie Selke 6
2015 Greece Flag of Spain.svg Borja Mayoral 3
2016 Germany Flag of France.svg Jean-Kévin Augustin 6
2017 Georgia Flag of England.svg Ben Brereton
Flag of England.svg Ryan Sessegnon
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Joël Piroe
Flag of Sweden.svg Viktor Gyökeres
3
2018 Finland Flag of Portugal.svg João Filipe
Flag of Portugal.svg Francisco Trincão
5

FIFA U-20 World Cup performances

Legend
Team Flag of Tunisia (1959-1999).svg
1977
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
1979
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
1981
Flag of Mexico.svg
1983
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
1985
Flag of Chile.svg
1987
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
1989
Flag of Portugal.svg
1991
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
1993
Flag of Qatar.svg
1995
Flag of Malaysia.svg
1997
Flag of Nigeria.svg
1999
Flag of Argentina.svg
2001
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
2003
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
2005
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
2007
Flag of Egypt.svg
2009
Flag of Colombia.svg
2011
Flag of Turkey.svg
2013
Flag of New Zealand.svg
2015
Flag of South Korea.svg
2017
Flag of Poland.svg
2019
Total
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria R1R14thR1R25
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium R21
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria QFQF2
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia Part of Yugoslavia R2R1R23
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic/
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia [19]
R1R1QFR12ndR26
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 3rdR1 Reunified with West Germany 2
Flag of England.svg  England 4thR1R13rdR2R1R1R1R2R11st11
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland R11
Flag of France.svg  France R1QFQF4th1stR2q6
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany/
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany [20]
1st2ndR1R1R1R2R1QFQFQFR211
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece R21
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary R1R1R1R13rdR26
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy R1R1QFQFQF3rdq6
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands QFR1QFQF4
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway R1R1q2
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 4thR13rdR2q5
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal QF1st1stR13rdR2R22ndR2QFQFq11
Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland R1R13rdR2R25
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 3rd1
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia/
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union [21]
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Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland QFQFR13
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Flag of Spain.svg  Spain R1QFR12ndR1QF4thQF1st2ndQFQFR2QFQF15
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden R11
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland R11
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey R1R2R23
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Part of Soviet Union R2R2R2q3

See also

UEFA European Championship European association football tournament for mens national teams

The UEFA European Championship is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe. Held every four years since 1960, in the even-numbered year between World Cup tournaments, it was originally called the UEFA European Nations' Cup, changing to the current name in 1968. Starting with the 1996 tournament, specific championships are often referred to in the form "UEFA Euro [year]"; this format has since been retroactively applied to earlier tournaments.

UEFA European Under-21 Championship European association football tournament for under-21 national teams

The UEFA European Under-21 Championship is a football competition for men organised by the sport's European governing body, UEFA. It is held every two years.

UEFA European Under-17 Championship

The UEFA European Under-17 Championship is an annual European association football competition contested by the men's under-17 national teams of the member associations of UEFA.

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Republic of Ireland national football team Mens national association football team

The Republic of Ireland national football team represents Ireland in association football. It is governed by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and stages its home fixtures at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

UEFA Euro 2008 2008 edition of the UEFA Euro

The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2008 or simply Euro 2008, was the 13th UEFA European Football Championship, a quadrennial football tournament contested by European nations. It took place in Austria and Switzerland from 7 to 29 June 2008.

Czech Republic national football team mens national association football team representing the Czech Republic

The Czech national football team represents the Czech Republic in association football and is controlled by the Football Association of the Czech Republic, the governing body for football in the Czech Republic. Historically, the team participated in FIFA and UEFA competitions as Bohemia, Austria-Hungary and Czechoslovakia, finishing second at the 1934 and 1962 World Cups and winning the European Championship in 1976.

Yugoslavia national football team former mens national association football team representing Yugoslavia

The Yugoslavia national football team represented the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in association football. It enjoyed success in international competition. In 1992, during the Yugoslav wars, the team was suspended from international competition as part of a United Nations sanction. In 1994, when the boycott was lifted, it was succeeded by the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia national football team.

Czechoslovakia national football team former mens national association football team representing Czechoslovakia

The Czechoslovakia national football team was the national association football team of Czechoslovakia from 1920 to 1992. The team was controlled by the Czechoslovak Football Association, and the team qualified for eight World Cups and three European Championships. It had two runner-up finishes in World Cups, in 1934 and 1962, and won the European Championship in the 1976 tournament.

In European football, the UEFA coefficients are statistics used for ranking and seeding teams in club and international competitions. Introduced in 1979, the coefficients are calculated by UEFA, who administer football within Europe.

UEFA Euro 2012 2012 edition of the UEFA Euro

The 2012 UEFA European 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. The final tournament, held between 8 June and 1 July 2012, was co-hosted for the first time by Poland and Ukraine, and was won by Spain, who beat Italy 4–0 in the final at the Olympic Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine.

UEFA Futsal Championship European futsal tournament for national teams

The UEFA Futsal Championship is the main futsal competition of the men's national futsal teams governed by UEFA.

The 1986 UEFA European Under-21 Championship was the 5th staging of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship. The qualifying stage spanned two years (1984–86), had 29 entrants. Spain U-21s won the competition after a penalty shootout, the first in the U-21 competition's history.

The Czech Republic national under-21 football team is the national under-21 association football team of the Czech Republic and is controlled by the Football Association of the Czech Republic. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, held every two years.

UEFA Euro 2016 2016 edition of the UEFA Euro

The 2016 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2016 or simply Euro 2016, was the 15th UEFA European Championship, the quadrennial international men's football championship of Europe organised by UEFA. It was held in France from 10 June to 10 July 2016. Spain were the two-time defending champions, having won the 2008 and 2012 tournaments, but were eliminated in the round of 16 by Italy. Portugal won the tournament for the first time, following a 1–0 victory after extra time over the host team, France, in the final played at the Stade de France.

2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship 2015 edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship

The 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship was the 20th edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, a biennial international football competition for men's under-21 national teams organised by UEFA. The final tournament was hosted for the first time in the Czech Republic from 15–30 June 2015, after their bid was selected by the UEFA Executive Committee on 20 March 2012 in Istanbul.

2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

The 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship was the 21st edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, a biennial international youth football championship organised by UEFA for the men's under-21 national teams of Europe. The final tournament was hosted in Poland for the first time, after their bid was selected by the UEFA Executive Committee on 26 January 2015 in Nyon, Switzerland. The tournament took place from 16–30 June 2017. Players born on or after 1 January 1994 were eligible for the tournament.

Association football is the most popular sport in nearly every European country, and UEFA is one of the six confederations of world football's governing body FIFA. UEFA contains 55 national association members, some of which partially or entirely located in Asia. A total of 33 of the current members of UEFA have competed at the men's FIFA World Cup, while the defunct East Germany qualified once.

Poland has participated in three UEFA European Championships so far: UEFA Euro 2008, UEFA Euro 2012 and UEFA Euro 2016.

The Czechoslovakia junior football team was the under-16 and under-17 football team of Czechoslovakia. It was controlled by the Czechoslovak Football Association.

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  19. Czechoslovakia was divided into Slovakia and the Czech Republic in 1993 after the Dissolution of Czechoslovakia. FIFA considers the Czech Republic as successor team of Czechoslovakia.
  20. FIFA attributes all the results of West Germany (1977-1991) to Germany.
  21. The USSR was dissolved in 1991. The 15 nations that were former Soviet Republics now compete separately. FIFA considers Russia as the successor team of the USSR.
  22. The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia broke up in 1991 all the nations that formed this country now compete separately. FIFA considers Serbia as the successor team of Yugoslavia.