Euro 2024: Slovakia unexpectedly make history during shock win over Belgium

Milan Skriniar celebrates wildly following Slovakia's opening goal against Belgium.
Milan Skriniar celebrates wildly following Slovakia's opening goal against Belgium. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Throughout its history, the European Championship has delivered more than its fair share of shocks. 

Greece’s win over hosts Portugal in the final of Euro 2004 gave us the most unlikely winners in the competition’s history, with outsiders Denmark’s Euro 92 triumph over Germany also up there.

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.