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International centurions to receive UEFA award

Published: Tuesday 30 August 2011, 9.19CET
A host of European legends are set to be honoured after UEFA announced plans to present a special award to players who have made 100 or more international appearances.
International centurions to receive UEFA award
Latvia's Vitālijs Astafjevs is the most-capped male player in Europe ©Getty Images
 
Published: Tuesday 30 August 2011, 9.19CET

International centurions to receive UEFA award

A host of European legends are set to be honoured after UEFA announced plans to present a special award to players who have made 100 or more international appearances.

UEFA is to present a special award to players who have made 100 or more international appearances for a UEFA member association.

Consisting of a commemorative cap and medal, the award will be distributed at UEFA EURO 2012 qualifers, starting this week, and friendlies involving next year's co-hosts Poland and Ukraine. The 109 men set to be honoured are listed below, and will increase as more players bring up a century of caps.

Armenia: Sargis Hovsepyan
Austria: Andreas Herzog
Bulgaria Borislav Mihaylov, Stiliyan Petrov
Croatia: Dario Šimić
Cyprus: Yiannis Okkas
Czech Republic: Karel Poborský
Denmark: Peter Schmeichel, Jon Dahl Tomasson, Dennis Rommedahl, Thomas Helveg, Michael Laudrup, Morten Olsen, Martin Jørgensen
England: Peter Shilton, David Beckham, Bobby Moore, Sir Bobby Charlton, Billy Wright
Estonia: Martin Reim, Marko Kristal, Mart Poom, Andres Oper, Kristen Viikmäe, Raio Piiroja, Indrek Zelinski
Finland: Jari Litmanen, Sami Hyypiä, Jonatan Johansson, Ari Hjelm
France: Lilian Thuram, Thierry Henry, Marcel Desailly, Zinédine Zidane, Patrick Vieira, Didier Deschamps
FYROM: Goce Sedloski
Georgia: Levan Kobiashvili
Germany:
Lothar Matthäus, Miroslav Klose, Jürgen Klinsmann, Jürgen Kohler, Franz Beckenbauer, Joachim Streich, Thomas Hässler, Ulf Kirsten, Hans-Jürgen Dörner
Greece: Theodoros Zagorakis, Giorgos Karagounis, Angelos Basinas
Hungary: József Bozsik
Iceland: Rúnar Kristinsson
Italy: Fabio Cannavaro, Paolo Maldini, Dino Zoff, Gianluigi Buffon
Latvia: Vitālijs Astafjevs, Andrejs Rubins, Juris Laizāns, Imants Bleidelis, Mihails Zemlinskis, Igors Stepanovs
Liechtenstein: Mario Frick
Malta: Gilbert Agius, David Carabott, Carmel Busuttil, Joe Brincat
Netherlands: Edwin van der Sar, Frank de Boer, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Phillip Cocu
Northern Ireland: Pat Jennings
Norway: Thorbjørn Svenssen, Henning Berg
Poland: Michał Żewłakow, Grzegorz Lato
Portugal: Luís Figo, Fernando Couto
Republic of Ireland: Shay Given, Kevin Kilbane, Robbie Keane, Steve Staunton
Romania: Dorinel Munteanu, Gheorghe Hagi, Gheorghe Popescu, László Bölöni
Russia: Viktor Onopko
Scotland: Kenny Dalglish
Serbia: Savo Milošević, Dejan Stanković
Slovakia: Miroslav Karhan
Spain: Andoni Zubizarreta, Iker Casillas, Raúl González, Xavi Hernández
Sweden: Thomas Ravelli, Roland Nilsson, Björn Nordqvist, Anders Svensson, Niclas Alexandersson, Henrik Larsson, Olof Mellberg
Switzerland: Heinz Hermann, Alain Geiger, Stéphane Chapuisat
Turkey: Rüştü Reçber, Hakan Şükür, Bülent Korkmaz
Ukraine: Oleh Blokhin, Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, Andriy Shevchenko

Last updated: 11/10/11 18.08CET

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