Legends Of Euro Cup

By: Roger Smiths


The European Championship has sighted great dramas since its inception within 1960. Some great musicians possess deserted an indelible mark within this tournament and become portion of football folklore. More legends will be born in the forthcoming Live Euro 2012 thus witnessing breath-taking Euro 2012 Highlights. Here is a glance at the legends of Euro

Zinadine Zidane: Zidane upheld is Euro and World Cup heroics where he scored two most crucial goals in his career in the Euro competition. He scored in the quarter finals against Spain and a wonder golden goal in the semi final against Portugal. For his consisitency,, versatailty and one of the most creative midfield players, the world has ever seen, he was awarded the Player of the Tournament in the year 2000 where France lifted the Euro Cup. The player who is mostly following the footsteps of the legend is his countrymen is Samir Nasri who people already call him the small Zidane. He is surely capable to put some outstanding performances and outclass his opponents in the Live Euro 2012 hence very much confident enough to score some classy individual and team goals worthy to be kept in the Euro 2012 highlights. Beware of him in the Live Euro 2012.

Michel Platini: The Frenchman was the captain who led his team to victory on home turf and was the top scorer and the player of the tournament in Euro 1984 tournament. Till now, Platini holds the record in tournamentís history as the top scorer of all time with nine goals which includes of two mesmerizing hatricks. He also netted both in the semiís and final. No player so far has beaten his record. The player most likely to beat his record this time in the Live Euro 2012 would be Miroslav Klose who has been in superb touch for his National side Germany. He has already one won the golden boot before in the World Cup and would be desiring to beat the record of the legend Platini which he has held it for now almost 28 years which he would be proud of when he watches the Euro 2012 Highlights every now and then. He is currently the UEFA President.

Thierry Henry: If Zidane was the most versatile midfield creator of all tie, so was Thierry Henry in the striking force for the men in white and blue shirt, especially in the Euro 2000 cup where he was rated the best striker in the tournament, mostly because of his pace and skill. He netted three goals for his country and was his countryís top scorer. His equalizer against Portugal in the semiís played a major role in the qualification to their final. Henry was voted the man of the match in three incisive games including the final against Italy which France won in extra time, thanks to the goals by Wiltord and Trezeguet. A player who can really replace Henry in this yearís Live Euro 2012 would be an English man Wayne Rooney. Rooney who has been in sublime form for Man Utd will miss two games as he is banned due to his reckless reaction he did against Ronaldo in Euro 2008 which cost England the Euroís. If England do qualify for the knockout stages in the Live Euro 2012, Rooney will surely be an asset for his National side. He has got the skills, the shooting boots which Henry had for France when he was playing hence having a Rooney goal galore in Euro 2012 Highlights.

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