Italy won the final on penalties versus England following a 1-1 draw after extra time.
The UEFA Euro 2020 Final, played by Italy and England, took place at the Wembley Stadium in London on July 11, 2021, in front of 67,173 fans who attended the game.
Italy line-up: Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Emerson (Florenzi 118); Barella (Cristante 54), Jorginho, Verratti (Locatelli 96); Chiesa (Bernardeschi 86), Immobile (Berardi 55), Insigne (Belotti 91)
England line-up: Pickford; Walker (Sancho 120), Stones, Maguire; Trippier (Saka 70), Rice (Henderson 74; Rashford 120), Phillips, Shaw; Mount (Grealish 99), Sterling; Kane
It was 48-year-old Björn Kuipers from the Netherlands who was assigned as the referee for the final of the 16th UEFA European Championship. He was teamed up with three of his compatriots, with Erwin Zeinstra and Sander van Roekel as assistant referees, and Pol van Boekel as one of the assistant VAR officials.
Fans, mainly cheering for England, provided an electric atmosphere inside Wembley before kickoff. The match started at 8pm local time (7pm UTC), under a rainy weather. Italy played in blue shirts, while England played in white shirts.
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was hailed the hero for the Azzurri in the shootout, while substitutes Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford failed to convert from the spot for England.
Bracket of the UEFA Euro 2020 matchups from Round of 16, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and the Final:
Italy won the final 3-2 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time.
Italy won the European Championship for the first time since 1968.
Italy are the fourth team to win multiple EURO titles after France (2), Spain (3) and Germany (3). The 53-year gap between their titles is the longest in EURO history.
Gianluigi Donnarumma, named Italy's hero in the penalty shootout with two great saves, was deservedly crowned player of the tournament, and the first goalkeeper to be honored of the title leads a group of talented stars that should ensure this side stays competitive for the foreseeable future.
As for England, this defeat is going to sting for some time for both players and fans alike. Instead of coming home, the trophy is headed to Rome.