Join Rezzil’s Euros Vault Challenge

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As the excitement for the European Championships peaks, Rezzil is thrilled to introduce the ‘Euros Vault Challenge’. This immersive new challenge lets you step into the shoes of football legends and recreate some of the most iconic headers in Euro’s history.

The Euros Vault Challenge

Launched on June 14th, 2024, the Euros Vault Challenge offers an exhilarating opportunity for players to relive legendary moments from past tournaments. In this unique heading challenge, you can experience the thrill of scoring unforgettable goals and compete to match the precision and power of football’s greatest players.

Here are the iconic headers you can recreate in the Euros Vault Challenge:

  • Cristiano Ronaldo vs Wales (2016): Relive Ronaldo’s breathtaking leap that sent Portugal to the final. In the 50th minute, Raphael Guerreiro’s perfectly timed cross met Ronaldo’s gravity-defying leap, resulting in a powerful header that rocketed into the net. This goal was pivotal in Portugal’s 2-0 victory over Wales, propelling them to the final, where they ultimately triumphed over France to win their first major international trophy.

  • Horst Hrubesch vs Belgium (1980): Experience the force of Hrubesch’s unstoppable header that secured victory for West Germany in the final. With the score tied at 1-1 in the 88th minute, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge’s pinpoint corner kick found Hrubesch, who met the ball with a thunderous header. This goal secured West Germany a 2-1 victory, earning them their second European Championship title. Hrubesch’s performance, scoring both goals in the final, cemented his place in football history.

  • Henrik Larsson vs Bulgaria (2004): Emulate Larsson’s clinical finish showcased his exceptional heading ability and led Sweden to a memorable triumph. Erik Edman’s cross from the left flank met Larsson’s perfectly timed run. Larsson launched forward and connected with the ball mid-air, sending a powerful diving header past the Bulgarian goalkeeper. This goal doubled Sweden’s lead to 2-0 in a 5-0 rout, showcasing Larsson’s aerial prowess and importance to the Swedish national team.

Iconic Headers

As we are in the midst of the UEFA European Championship, it’s the perfect time to reflect on some of the tournament’s most memorable moments. While the Euros Vault Challenge allows players to relive specific iconic headers, let’s also pay homage to other unforgettable aerial feats that have left a lasting legacy in the football world.

  • Angelos Charisteas vs Portugal (2004): In one of the biggest upsets in European Championship history, Angelos Charisteas’ header secured Greece’s 1-0 victory over Portugal in the final, winning them their first major international trophy.

  • Ruud Gullit vs USSR (1988): Ruud Gullit’s powerful header in the final helped the Netherlands secure a 2-0 victory over the Soviet Union, earning them their first and only European Championship title.

  • Michel Platini vs Belgium (1984): Michel Platini’s header was a crucial goal in France’s 5-0 group stage victory over Belgium. Platini’s dominance in the air was part of his remarkable nine-goal haul in the tournament.

  • Harry Kane vs Germany (2020): Harry Kane’s header in the Round of 16 sealed England’s 2-0 victory over Germany, helping them advance to the quarterfinals and ultimately reach the final.

  • Oliver Bierhoff vs Czech Republic (1996): Oliver Bierhoff’s golden goal header clinched a 2-1 victory for Germany in the final against the Czech Republic, marking the first time a golden goal decided a European Championship.

  • Alan Shearer vs Scotland (1996): Alan Shearer’s header in the group stage was pivotal in England’s 2-0 win over Scotland, reigniting their campaign and leading them to the semi-finals.

  • Jan Koller vs Denmark (2004): Jan Koller’s towering header contributed to the Czech Republic’s 3-0 victory over Denmark in the quarterfinals, showcasing his aerial dominance.

  • Wayne Rooney vs Switzerland (2004): Wayne Rooney’s header helped England secure a 3-0 win in the group stage, and Rooney became the youngest scorer in Euros history at the time.

  • Wayne Rooney vs Ukraine (2012): Wayne Rooney’s goal against Ukraine in the group stage ensured England’s 1-0 victory and advancement to the knockout stages.

Test Your Skills

Are you ready to take on the challenge? Compete against other players in the Euros Vault Challenge, perfect your technique, and see if you have what it takes to replicate these iconic goals. Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to Rezzil, this challenge promises hours of fun and intense competition.

Join the Challenge

The Euros Vault Challenge is now live. Join now where you have the opportunity to win a £50 JD Voucher so you can upgrade your football wardrobe during this international summer.