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June 30th, 2008 7AM
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[BY THE NUMBERS]Spain lifted the European Championship after leading the tournament in goals and shots. For more stats on the Spain victory and Germany's loss. ...

12.The Spaniards led the Euro 2008, whose goals per game average was 2.84, in scoring with 12 goals in its six games. David Villa, who missed the final with an injury, was the tournament's leading scoring with four goals. Four players scored three goals: Hakan Yakin (Switzerland), Semih Senturk (Turkey), Roman Pavlyuchenko (Russia) and Lukas Podolski(Germany).

177.Spain led the tournament in shots with 117 and in the final outshot Germany, 13-4. Seven of Spain's shots were on target compared to one from Germany.

3.Spain conceded just three goals - one in each of its Group D victories.

24million. Spain's victory earns it $12 million in addition to the $12 million all 16 teams received as a participation fee.

10.After the loss to Spain, German captain Michael Ballackhas 10 runner-up finishes in his career, including second-place finishes this year with his club, Chelsea, in the English Premier League and UEFA Champions League. Germany finished second to Brazil in the 2002 World Cup final, for which Ballack was suspended because of accumulated yellow cards. Also in 2002, he finished second with Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League.

 



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