Friday 19 December 2014

Pictures: Euro 2012 final

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The scene at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev ahead of kick-off
Both teams line out for the national anthems ahead of kick-off
Italy pose for their team photograph ahead of the game
Spain pose for their team photograph ahead of the game
Goalkeepers Gianluigi Buffon and Iker Casilas exchange words ahead of kick-off
David Silva battles with Giorgio Chiellini for the ball
Daniele De Rossi hits Xavi with a crunching tackle
David Silva heads the ball into the net to score Spain's first goal
David Silva celebrates after scoring
Sergio Ramos outjumps Giorgio Ciellini to head the ball over the Italian crossbar
David Silva skips away from Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Pirlo
Jordi Alba fires the ball past Gianluigi Buffon to score Spain's second goal
Jordi Alba celebrates after scoring
Spain's Crown Prince Filipe, centre, celebrates a goal as he sits next to UEFA President Michel Platini
Mario Balotelli under pressure from Sergio Busquets, Alvaro Arbeloa and Gerard Pique
Alvaro Arbeloa and Andres Iniesta in pursuit of Antonio Cassano
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque kicks a ball on the sidelines
Andrea Barzagli rises to head towards Spain's goal
Fernando Torres slots the ball past Gianluigi Buffon to score Spain's third goal
Fernando Torres celebrates after scoring
Iker Casillas rises above Giorgio Chiellini to punch the ball clear
Juan Mata rounds of the scoring for Spain in the closing minutes of the game
Spain fans in the Olympic Stadium in Kiev
Mario Balotelli receives his runners-up medal from UEFA President Michel Platini
Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli consoles Gianluigi Buffon, Leonardo Bonucci and Federico Balzaretti after their defeat to Spain
Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli comforts Mario Balotelli after the game
Surrounded by his team mates, Spain captain Iker Casilas lifts the Eurpoean Championships trophy aloft
Euro 2012 champions Spain
Spain players pose for photographs with the trophy
Fireworks in the sky over the Olympic Stadium in Kiev after the game
Fernando Torres, his wife and children pose for a photo with the trophy
Rodriguez, left, and Santi Cazorla, centre, pose for a family photo after defeating Italy
Xabi Alonso poses for a family photo on the pitch
Children belonging to Spanish footballers play together on the pitch
Cesc Fabregas has a private moment with his girlfriend Daniella Semaan on the substitutes bench after the game

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