UEFA Euro 1984

The 1984 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament was held in France from 12 to 27 June 1984. It was the seventh UEFA European Championship, a competition held every four years and endorsed by UEFA.

1984 UEFA European Football Championship
Championnat d'Europe de football
France 1984
Tournament details
Host countryFrance
Dates12–27 June
Teams8
Venue(s)7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions France (1st title)
Runners-up Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored41 (2.73 per match)
Attendance599,669 (39,978 per match)
Top scorer(s) Michel Platini (9 goals)
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At the time, only eight countries took part in the final stage of the tournament, seven of which had to come through the qualifying stage. France qualified automatically as hosts of the event; in the tournament led by Michel Platini, who scored nine goals in France's five matches, Les Bleus won the championship – their first major international title.[1]