The UEFA Under 21 Championship is a European competition for national teams, which takes place every two years. It is also known as the UEFA Euro U-21 or the UEFA European U-21 Championship. The competition includes the most exciting and upcoming football stars from Europe. Players must be 21 and under to participate. The UEFA Under 21 bring the top 51 countries of Europe together for qualifying. Only 8 countries are able to reach the finals. The latest edition of the UEFA Under 21 Championship was hosted in Sweden and the current champion was Germany who went on to win the tournament after beating England 4-0 in the final. Italy has won the event the most with 5 championships.