25 years ago…NL European Champions Football!!

Today exactly 25 years ago the Dutch won the 1988 European Football Championship, ‘our’ first and only time to win a major football tournament (and no, we *do not* mention the 2nd places in the 1974, 1978 and 2010 World Cup finals!)…NL beat Russia 2-0 and the whole country went crrrrraaaaazy (in a good way 😉 ), do you remember where you celebrated it?

The Euro 88 championship was the only major football tournament that ended without a single sending-off, goalless draw, nor any knockout matches going to extra time or penalties…pretty special. Also special (fan-friggin-tastic!!) was the second goal in the final, Marco van Basten scored one of the greatest goals in the history of the European Championships:

 

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