Saturday, June 9, 2012

Photos of The 1960 European Nations' Cup

The 1960 UEFA European Nations Cup was the first European Football Championship, held every four years and endorsed by UEFA. The final tournament was held in France. It was won by the Soviet Union, who beat Yugoslavia 2–1 in Paris after extra time.


Soviet Union captain Igor Netto with the Henri Delaunay Cup following their defeat of Yugoslavia in the 1960 final

Yugoslavia goalkeeper Blagoje Vidinić catches the ball during the first-ever final

France captain Robert Jonquet played his last game in the third-place play-off against Czechoslovakia

Valentin Ivanov scored twice as the USSR beat Czechoslovakia 3-0 to reach the final

Branko Zebec starred in Yugoslavia's 5-4 semi-final win against France
(via uefa.com)

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