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Awards

  • adidas Golden Boot: Grzegorz LATO (POL)
  • Best Young Player : Wladyslaw ZMUDA (POL)
  • Fair Play Award: Germany FR

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Dutch take plaudits but Germany take the prize

West Germany were champions on home soil - and as in 1954 their victory came at the expense of a team widely considered the world's finest. Johan Cruyff's Netherlands were favourites before the Final but the hosts, beaten earlier in their competition by their East German neighbours, recovered from a first-minute Dutch goal to win. It was also a memorable tournament for Poland whom Gregorz Lato fired to third place.

Statistics

Goals scored

97

Qualified teams

16

Matches Played

38

Attendance

1,865,753

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