Picture : one record more for CR7 !
Most games as captain (only finals): Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo has played the most matches in the final stages of the European Championships as the captain of his national team - 15 at the moment (in Euros 2012, 2016, 2020). He is expected to increase this number at least to 16 (after the upcoming game vs Belgium in round of 16).
During the current Euro edition, CR7 surpassed Gianluigi Buffon who has played 13 matches as the captain (in Euros 2008, 2012, 2016).
Iker Casillas (Spain) is the only footballer so far to have won two Euros as his team captain (2008, 2012).
Franz Beckenbauer (Germany) played twice in the final for Germany as captain (1972, 1976).