Magic football moments

With the tournament now well under way, the Euro 2012 design projects are flooding in to Design Week.

Portugal - Ronaldo's Tears
Portugal – Ronaldo’s Tears

We’re rather taken with this series from Liverpool-based illustrator Dave Williams, who has used the flags of the 16 Euro 2012 finalists to create ‘magic moments’ from their footballing past.

England - Seaman Saves
England – Seaman Saves

We like the recreation of Marco Van Basten’s volley for The Netherlands in 1988, Portugal’s Ronaldo crying in 2004, and (of course) England goalie David Seaman’s heroic saves from Euro 96.

The Netherlands - Van Basten's Volley
The Netherlands – Van Basten’s Volley

You can check out more work by Dave Williams at

Ukraine - First-time Finalists
Ukraine – First-time Finalists

Sweden - Zlatan's Backheel
Sweden – Zlatan’s Backheel

Spain - Celebrate
Spain – Celebrate

Russia - Arshavin Runs Dutch Ragged
Russia – Arshavin Runs Dutch Ragged

Republic of Ireland - Whelan's Overhead
Republic of Ireland – Whelan’s Overhead

Poland - Offside Goal
Poland – Offside Goal

Italy - Penalty Progress
Italy – Penalty Progress

Greece - Corner-kick Conquerors
Greece – Corner-kick Conquerors

Germany - Golden Goal
Germany – Golden Goal

France - Platini's Freekick
France – Platini’s Freekick

Denmark - Jensen's Rocket
Denmark – Jensen’s Rocket

Czech Republic - Karel's Chip
Czech Republic – Karel’s Chip

Croatia - Schmeichel lobbed
Croatia – Schmeichel Lobbed

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  • Dave Williams November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

    Glad you enjoyed my work, feel free to follow me on twitter @davewi11 if you’re into that tweeting malarkey.

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