Meet the players who topped the rankings of all 16 EURO, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Alan Shearer and Antoine Griezmann.
Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed the Alipay Top Scorer award at UEFA EURO 2020 after finishing the tournament with five goals.
The Portuguese freight forwarder tipped the Czech Patrik Schick, who also hit five times, to the award with the permission of a single assist.
There was no official top scorer award at the UEFA European Championships until EURO ’96, when Alan Shearer won the award at home.
1960: François Heutte (France), Viktor Ponedelnik (Soviet Union), Valentin Ivanov (Soviet Union), Dražan Jerković (Yugoslavia), Milan Galić (Yugoslavia) – 2 goals1964: Jesús María Pereda (Spain), Ferenc Bene (Hungary), Deszö Novák (Hungary) – 2 goals1968: Dragan Džajić (Yugoslavia) – 2 goals1972: Gerd Müller (West Germany) – 4 goals1976: Dieter Müller (West Germany) – 4 goals1980: Klaus Allofs (West Germany) – 3 goals1984: Michel Platini (France) – 9 goals1988: Marco van Basten (Netherlands) – 5 goals1992: Henrik Larsen (Denmark), Karl-Heinz Riedle (Germany), Dennis Bergkamp (Netherlands), Tomas Brolin (Sweden) – 3 goals1996: Alan Shearer (England) – 5 goals2000: Patrick Kluivert (Netherlands), Savo Milosevic (Yugoslavia) – 5 goals2004: Milan Baroš (Czech Republic) – 5 goals2008: David Villa (Spain) – 4 goals2012: Fernando Torres (Spain) *, Alan Dzagoev (Russia), Mario Gomez (Germany), Mario Mandžukić (Croatia), Mario Balotelli (Italy), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) – 3 goals2016: Antoine Griezmann (France) – 6 goals2020: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) **, Patrik Schick (Czech Republic) – 5 goals
Ronaldo celebrates at EURO 2020 / Tibor Illyes – Pool / Getty Images
* Torres received the 2012 trophy due to an assist and after playing the smallest minutes of the players who scored three goals. ** Ronaldo received the 2020 trophy due to having an assist.
Most final tournament goals
14: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 9: Michel Platini (France) 7: Antoine Griezmann (France), Alan Shearer (England)
Most goals (including qualifiers)
45: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 25: Zlatan Ibrahimović (Sweden) 23: Robbie Keane (Ireland)
Most goals in a single final tournament
9: Michel Platini (France, 1984)
Donnarumma was brilliant for Italy at EURO 2020 / Carl Recine – Pool / Getty Images
In addition to the top scorer trophy, an official player of the tournament has been named in every edition of EURO since 1996 by UEFA’s team of technical observers. The winners so far have been:
1996: Matthias Sammer (Germany)2000: Zinédine Zidane (France)2004: Theodoros Zagorakis (Greece)2008: Xavi Hernández (Spain)2012: Andrés Iniesta (Spain)2016: Antoine Griezmann (France)2020: Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy)