Euro 2008 Final: In Pictures

The opening ceremony in Vienna depicting the progression of the Euro 2008 tournament.

Both teams starting eleven lineup in Vienna, and sing their respective national anthems.

German manager Joachim Low managed to lead Germany to a runner up finish in his first tournament in charge.

Spain manager Luis Aragones leads Spain to a European Championship victory in his final match in charge. Aragones will join Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce in July.

Fernando Torres beats Phillip Lahm and goalkeeper Jens Lehmann on his way to goal.

Spanish striker Fernando Torres celebrates what turns out to be the game’s only goal.

German captain Michael Ballack had to leave to pitch to receive treatment on a gash above his right eye after a mid-air collision with Spains Marco Senna.

German goalkeeper Jens Lehmann made several key saves that kept Germany in the match.

Spanish Goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas didn’t have much to do throughout the final but dealt with several German crosses well.

German manager Joachim Low sits with Sebastien Schweinsteiger after the final whistle blows.

Spanish captain Iker Casillas lifts the European Championships trophy, ending a 44 year wait for Spanish supporters.

The final ends what was a very memorable Euro 2008 tournament. Whether it was the heroics of Turkey, the speed of Russia, or the shock of giants France bowing out in the group stage, this tournament had something for everyone.

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