The UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro or simply . All of Greece's wins in the knockout stage came in an identical manner: a 1–0 win, with the goal being a header off a cross from the .. Euro marked the introduction of this procedure, although it did not need to be used. Champions : Greece (1st title). Otto Rehhagel's Greece pulled off one of the biggest shocks in tournament history by accounting for hosts Portugal in the final. Angelos Charisteas scores the winner as Greece beat hosts Portugal to win the European Championship.