Spain's 4-0 thrashing of Italy to win Euro 2012 was the first time a side had scored four in a European Championship final.
Italy, pummelled 4-1 in the Mexico World Cup final in 1970 by the great Brazil side, are not alone in suffering humiliations when silverware is up for grabs.
Here are some others...
HIBERNIAN 1-5 HEARTS, 2012 SCOTTISH CUP FINAL
"The form book," so they say "goes out the window" when it comes to derby games. Not always though. Hearts are a better team than their Edinburgh rivals, and they proved that with a resounding Scottish Cup final win in 2012.
BARCELONA 3-1 MANCHESTER UNITED, 2011 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL
You could have chosen United's 2-0 defeat to Barça from two years previously, but the woeful Wembley display was more galling as Sir Alex Ferguson failed to address the shortcomings of the Rome rout in 2009.
MANCHESTER UNITED 3-0 MILLWALL, 2004 FA CUP FINAL
Millwall could claim to be competitive in comparison to a reticent Arsenal the following year that was thrashed 0-0 over 120 minutes by United, but the 2004 final in Cardiff was as predictable an outcome as everyone expected.
BARCELONA 0-4 AC MILAN Perhaps the finest European Cup final display of the modern era, as Fabio Capello's Milan surprised everyone by teaching Johan Cruyff's 'Dream Team' a lesson two years after their Wembley win.
BRAZIL 4-1 ITALY, 1970 WORLD CUP FINAL
Fatigued by their excursions in the Partita del Secolo against West Germany in the semi-final, Italy suffered in the sun as Pelé, Jairzinho, Gérson, Clodoaldo, Rivelino, and Tostão turned up the heat on the pitch. And "here comes Carlos Alberto..."
BURY 6-0 DERBY COUNTY, 1903 FA CUP FINAL Unsurprisingly, footage of the biggest ever FA Cup final win at the Crystal Palace is scarce.