Andres Iniesta was the man-of-the-match and tormentor in chief during Spain's 4-0 crushing of Italy in the final on Sunday, but was gracious in his victory.
"For me, it's not that important to score goals," he said modestly afterwards.
"It's not the most important thing.
"It's always been like this for me. I'm very happy we're the champions again. It doesn't matter who scores the goals.
"It's not even important if you win the Ballon d'Or. I just want to enjoy what I'm doing and if people appreciate that, then I'm happy."
Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta runs with the ball during the Euro 2012 football championships final match Spain vs Italy on July 1, 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK HERTZOG