Spain made footballing history with their win over Italy tonight, chalking up their third tournament win in succession, following success in the Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland and 2010’s World Cup win in South Africa. For three Barça players – Xavi, Iniesta and Cesc – the win represents their second European Championship title.
After their success four years ago, the Barça players were again key to Spain’s win in this summer’s competition.
First Euro wins for the others
For four of the Barça players at the tournament, the win means a first European title, with VíctorValdés, PedroRodríguez, Gerard Piqué and Sergio Busquets adding their winners medal to the ones they won in the World Cup two years ago, whilst for the Club’s new signing Jordi Alba, this is a first international title.