EURO is the European football championship (commonly known as UEFA EURO). This is a football tournament between European football teams organized by the European Football Federation (UEFA).|European Football Championship (Euro)|The idea of a European football tournament was first proposed by the General Secretary of the French Football Federation – Henri Delaunay in 1927. However, it was not until 1958, after his death, that this football tournament was officially established. Birth. And in honor of Delaunay, the championship trophy was named after him.|The first tournament took place in France in 1960 and the first champion was the Soviet Union. Up to now, Germany and Spain are the two countries that have won the championship the most times, with 3 crowns.