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Football: 10 MAGIC MOMENTS FROM EURO 2000.

LUIS FIGO'S 25-YARDER v ENGLAND: Figo's rocket went through Tony Adams's legs and into the top corner, leaving David Seaman rooted to the spot.

ZINEDINE ZIDANE'S FREE-KICK v SPAIN: Player of the tournament Zidane emphasised his ability to change any match in a flash with a lethal free-kick to put France in front in the quarter-finals.

FABIEN BARTHEZ'S SAVE V PORTUGAL: Barthez showed why Alex Ferguson spent pounds 7.8million bringing him to Old Trafford with an acrobatic save to deny Abel Xavier late in their semi-final win.

STEFANO FIORE'S CURLER V BELGIUM: Fiore curled a precise shot from the edge of the penalty area to clinch Italy's 2-0 win

FINAL WHISTLE AT ENGLAND V GERMANY: The signal that England had put aside nearly 34 years of heartache against the Germans. Alan Shearer's header was enough to ensure a rare glory night for Keegan's plodding failures.

TOTTI'S CHIPPED PENALTY V HOLLAND: Francesco Totti's cheekily chipped a penalty for Italy in the semi-final shoot-out with Holland, a match in which five Dutch penalties failed to find their target.

ALFONSO'S LATE WINNER V YUGOSLAVIA: A late, late Gazika Mendieta penalty gave Spain hope, setting the stage for Alfonso.

SAVO MILOSEVIC'S GOAL V SLOVENIA: The ex-Aston Villa striker capped a remarkable spree of three goals in three minutes.

FRANCESCO TOLDO'S SAVE V HOLLAND: Toldo somehow kept out Frank De Boer's penalty in the first half of the semi-final.

EMILE MPENZA'S THUNDERBOLT V SWEDEN: Belgian Mpenza smashed a shot into the roof of the net to sink Sweden in the opening match.
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jul 4, 2000
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