Posted July 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
Spain forward Fernando Torres has won the Golden Boot as top scorer at the European Championship - getting three goals in just 189 minutes played. Torres came off the bench to score Spain's third, and his third of the tournament, in the 84th minute of a 4-0 victory in the final against Italy. He also scored twice in a 4-0 group stage win over Ireland. Six players scored three goals at Euro 2012, and the tiebreaker was who provided most assists. Torres duly delivered four minutes after scoring by squaring the ball for Juan Mata, another substitute, to score. The other three-goal players are: Mario Balotelli (Italy), Alan Dzagoev (Russia), Mario Gomez (Germany), Mario Mandzukic (Croatia) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal).

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