Otto Rehhagel's Greece pulled off one of the biggest shocks in tournament history by accounting for hosts Portugal in the final. Greece have qualified for only four out of fourteen UEFA European Football Championships, but crowned themselves European champions in At Euro they beat hosts Portugal in the final, resulting in their first major .. , Did Not Qualify, 8, 3, 2, 3, 8, West Germany , 8, 4, 1, 3, 12, Sweden , 8, 3 Euro · Euro · Euro · Euro. The UEFA European Championship is an association football competition established in Spain's national team celebrate with the trophy after winning the UEFA Euro Final Greece, Netherlands and Denmark each won the European Championship on their only appearances in the final, the latter having. Greece went into the competition as rank outsiders. Italy exited in dramatic style, claiming a last-gasp win against Bulgaria only to discover Sweden and Denmark had drawn, taking the Scandinavian sides. The tournament was rich in surprises and upsets: Everybody forgot about the bride and groom. Spain 1—0 Russia group A Italy slots royal Sweden group C Portugal 2—2 England quarter-final. Archived from the original on 26 June England still living in a nightmare England Jun 26, Mark Ogden.