LONDON, July 12: Italian soccer’s redemption story is complete. England’s painful half-century wait for a major title goes on.

LONDON, July 8: All the years of hurt, England fans sing about it. All that sense of entitlement, rival fans are irritated by it.

MUNICH, July 3: Italy’s defenders celebrated their stops like the attacking players celebrated their goals.

BUDAPEST, June 28: Switzerland's Yann Sommer saved France striker Kylian Mbappe's penalty to secure a 5-4 shootout win over the world champions following a thrilling 3-3 draw after extra time on Monday to reach the Euro 2020 quarter-finals where they will meet Spain.

BUDAPEST, June 28:  Once the Oranje were shown red, it all went the Czech Republic’s way.

SEVILLE, June 27: Their back three may have a combined age of 101, but Belgium's defence stood tall against the attacking might of Portugal as Roberto Martinez's side proved they have the grit as well as the talent to win the European Championship.

Seville, June 27: Cristiano Ronaldo will be trying to make even more history at the European Championship when Portugal takes on Belgium in the round of 16.

LONDON,  June 19: Not even with the Premier League’s top scorer could England find a way past Scotland.

GENEVA, June 18:Penalty kicks are being missed and saved at a historically high rate at this year’s European Championship.

MUNICH, June 16: Mats Hummels’ return to the national team went better for France than it did for Germany.

COPENHAGEN, June 14: As Christian Eriksen lay unconscious on the field, his pulse slipping away, Denmark team doctor Morten Boesen quickly realized there wasn’t a second to lose.

ROME, June 12: Italy waited a long time for this European Championship to start and then showed Friday just how eager the team was to play the tournament opener.