UEFA Euro 1972 squads

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These are the rosters to the 1972 UEFA European Football Championship, which was in Belgium, from 14 June to 18 June 1972. The players' listed ages is their age on the tournament's opening day (14 June 1972).

The tournament squads were remarkable in that every player in the tournament played for a club in his native country.

Belgium[edit]

Head coach: Raymond Goethals

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1GK Christian Piot (1947-10-06)6 October 1947 (aged 24) Belgium Standard Liège
1GK Luc Sanders (1945-10-06)6 October 1945 (aged 26) Belgium Club Brugge
2DF Léon Dolmans (1945-04-06)6 April 1945 (aged 27) Belgium Standard Liège
2DF Georges Heylens (1941-08-08)8 August 1941 (aged 30) Belgium Anderlecht
2DF Maurice Martens (1947-06-05)5 June 1947 (aged 25) Belgium Molenbeek
2DF Jean Thissen (1946-04-21)21 April 1946 (aged 26) Belgium Standard Liège
2DF Gilbert van Binst (1951-07-05)5 July 1951 (aged 20) Belgium Anderlecht
3MF Leon Semmeling (1940-01-04)4 January 1940 (aged 32) Belgium Standard Liège
3MF John Thio (1944-09-02)2 September 1944 (aged 27) Belgium Club Brugge
3MF Erwin Vandendaele (1945-03-05)5 March 1945 (aged 27) Belgium Club Brugge
3MF Jan Verheyen (1944-07-09)9 July 1944 (aged 27) Belgium Anderlecht
4FW Jean Dockx (1941-05-24)24 May 1941 (aged 31) Belgium Anderlecht
4FW Frans Janssens (1945-09-25)25 September 1945 (aged 26) Belgium Lierse
4FW Raoul Lambert (1944-10-20)20 October 1944 (aged 27) Belgium Club Brugge
4FW Odilon Polleunis (1943-05-01)1 May 1943 (aged 29) Belgium Sint-Truidense
4FW Jacques Teugels (1946-08-03)3 August 1946 (aged 25) Belgium Molenbeek
4FW Paul van Himst (c) (1943-10-02)2 October 1943 (aged 28) Belgium Anderlecht

Hungary[edit]

Head coach: Rudolf Illovszky

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1GK István Géczi (1944-06-13)13 June 1944 (aged 28) 13 Hungary Ferencvárosi
1GK Imre Rapp (1937-09-15)15 September 1937 (aged 34) 0 Hungary Pécsi MSC
2DF Tibor Fábián (1946-07-26)26 July 1946 (aged 25) 9 Hungary Vasas
2DF László Bálint (1948-02-01)1 February 1948 (aged 24) 6 Hungary Ferencvárosi
2DF Péter Juhász (1948-08-03)3 August 1948 (aged 23) 15 Hungary Újpesti Dózsa
2DF Miklós Páncsics (1944-02-04)4 February 1944 (aged 28) 28 Hungary Ferencvárosi
3MF Flórián Albert (1941-09-15)15 September 1941 (aged 30) 72 Hungary Ferencvárosi
3MF István Juhász (1945-07-17)17 July 1945 (aged 26) 13 Hungary Ferencvárosi
3MF Lajos Kocsis (1947-06-17)17 June 1947 (aged 24) 17 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd
3MF József Kovács (1949-04-03)3 April 1949 (aged 23) 3 Hungary Videoton
3MF Mihály Kozma (1949-11-01)1 November 1949 (aged 22) 5 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd
3MF Lajos Kű (1948-07-05)5 July 1948 (aged 23) 3 Hungary Ferencvárosi
3MF István Szőke (1947-02-13)13 February 1947 (aged 25) 8 Hungary Ferencvárosi
4FW Ferenc Bene (c) (1944-12-17)17 December 1944 (aged 27) 60 Hungary Újpesti Dózsa
4FW Antal Dunai (1943-03-21)21 March 1943 (aged 29) 22 Hungary Újpesti Dózsa
4FW Lajos Szűcs (1943-12-10)10 December 1943 (aged 28) 28 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd
4FW Sándor Zámbó (1944-10-10)10 October 1944 (aged 27) 24 Hungary Újpesti Dózsa

Soviet Union[edit]

Head coach: Aleksandr Ponomarev

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1GK Vladimir Pilguy (1948-01-26)26 January 1948 (aged 24) 1 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow
1GK Evhen Rudakov (1942-01-02)2 January 1942 (aged 30) 23 Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv
2DF Nikolay Abramov (1950-01-05)5 January 1950 (aged 22) 2 Soviet Union Spartak Moscow
2DF Revaz Dzodzuashvili (1945-04-10)10 April 1945 (aged 27) 28 Soviet Union Dinamo Tbilisi
2DF Yuri Istomin (1944-07-03)3 July 1944 (aged 27) 26 Soviet Union CSKA Moscow
2DF Vladimir Kaplichny (1944-05-26)26 May 1944 (aged 28) 38 Soviet Union CSKA Moscow
2DF Viktor Matvienko (1948-11-09)9 November 1948 (aged 23) 6 Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv
2DF Vladimir Troshkin (1947-09-28)28 September 1947 (aged 24) 5 Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv
3MF Anatoly Baidachny (1952-10-01)1 October 1952 (aged 19) 3 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow
3MF Oleg Dolmatov (1948-11-29)29 November 1948 (aged 23) 6 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow
3MF Murtaz Khurtsilava (c) (1943-01-05)5 January 1943 (aged 29) 52 Soviet Union Dinamo Tbilisi
3MF Viktor Kolotov (1949-07-03)3 July 1949 (aged 22) 14 Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv
3MF Anatoly Konjkov (1949-09-19)19 September 1949 (aged 22) 8 Soviet Union Shakhtar Donetsk
3MF Vladimir Muntyan (1946-09-14)14 September 1946 (aged 25) 29 Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv
4FW Anatoliy Banishevskiy (1946-12-23)23 December 1946 (aged 25) 48 Soviet Union Neftchi Baku
4FW Eduard Kozinkevich (1949-05-23)23 May 1949 (aged 23) 5 Soviet Union Karpaty Lviv
4FW Givi Nodia (1948-01-02)2 January 1948 (aged 24) 18 Soviet Union Dinamo Tbilisi
4FW Vladimir Onischenko (1949-10-28)28 October 1949 (aged 22) 1 Soviet Union Zarya Voroshilovgrad

West Germany[edit]

Head coach: Helmut Schön

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1GK Wolfgang Kleff (1946-11-16)16 November 1946 (aged 25) West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
1GK Sepp Maier (1944-02-28)28 February 1944 (aged 28) West Germany Bayern Munich
2DF Franz Beckenbauer (c) (1945-09-11)11 September 1945 (aged 26) West Germany Bayern Munich
2DF Michael Bella (1945-09-29)29 September 1945 (aged 26) West Germany Duisburg
2DF Paul Breitner (1951-09-05)5 September 1951 (aged 20) West Germany Bayern Munich
2DF Horst-Dieter Höttges (1943-09-10)10 September 1943 (aged 28) West Germany Werder Bremen
2DF Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck (1948-04-03)3 April 1948 (aged 24) West Germany Bayern Munich
2DF Berti Vogts (1946-12-30)30 December 1946 (aged 25) West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
3MF Rainer Bonhof (1952-03-29)29 March 1952 (aged 20) West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
3MF Uli Hoeneß (1952-01-05)5 January 1952 (aged 20) West Germany Bayern Munich
3MF Horst Köppel (1948-05-17)17 May 1948 (aged 24) West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
3MF Günter Netzer (1944-09-14)14 September 1944 (aged 27) West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
4FW Jürgen Grabowski (1944-07-07)7 July 1944 (aged 27) West Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
4FW Jupp Heynckes (1945-05-09)9 May 1945 (aged 27) West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
4FW Erwin Kremers (1949-03-23)23 March 1949 (aged 23) West Germany Schalke 04
4FW Johannes Löhr (1942-07-05)5 July 1942 (aged 29) West Germany Köln
4FW Gerd Müller (1945-11-03)3 November 1945 (aged 26) West Germany Bayern Munich
4FW Herbert Wimmer (1944-11-09)9 November 1944 (aged 27) West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach

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