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12 - @Cristiano has now been involved in more goals (eight scored, four assisted) than any other player in Euro finals history. Strut. 6 hours ago

12 – Zlatan Ibrahimovic has attempted more shots without scoring than any other player at #Euro2016(12). Retired. #SWE 23 Jun

26 - #ENG have had the youngest starting XI on average at #Euro2016 so far (26 years, 59 days). Youthful. 23 Jun

24 - Jamie Vardy was the first Leicester City player to score 20+ goals in a top flight season since @GaryLineker in 1984/85. Remain. 23 Jun

11 - Here is the best XI from the #Euro2016 group stage, based on Opta data. Selection. https://t.co/a9hpWkW9kf 23 Jun

1.92 - #Euro2016 has seen the lowest goals per game ratio in the group stages of a European Championship finals since 1992 (1.75). Tight. 22 Jun

4 - The Republic of Ireland have become the 4th team to beat Italy in both the World Cup and European Championships. Celebrations. #Euro2016 22 Jun

5 - Robbie Brady is only the 5th different player to score for the Republic of Ireland at a European Championship finals. Charm. #Euro2016 22 Jun

20 -The last time 2 #EURO matches ended 0-0 on the same day was on June the 22nd 1996. Coincidence. #ITAIRL #SWEBEL #EURO2016 22 Jun

185 - Sweden's first shot on target at EURO 2016 came after 185 minutes of play. Wait. 22 Jun

Official rights holders

Opta's philosophy is based on bringing data to life. We use our in-house expertise to add value to data, making it interesting, compelling, relevant and accessible.

We are determined to make sense of stats in the way that everyone can understand. It is our passion and it is the reason that sports fans recognise and value our brand.  

Opta can act as custodians of the sporting heritage. Using a technologically robust production and distribution framework Opta collate, manage, protect and bring to life the stories that underpin this heritage.

Opta understand that not all rights holders are the same. Each has different priorities and strategic objectives. Establishing official data partnerships involves an understanding of these specific objectives and how data can help drive or support these. Opta are experts at collecting, managing and distributing official data on behalf of rights holders, maximising existing distribution channels, as well as opening up new ones to help gain maximum exposure, column inches, downloads and page impressions.