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Campione 2000 was the official song of the European football championship 2000 in the Netherlands and Belgium. It was performed by Swedish musician E-Type and written by E-Type, Rick Blaskey and Kent Brainerd. It gained a huge popularity during the tournament and has since been heard in football games around Europe, both in national and international games. It translates as "Champion" in English.

"Campione 2000"
EType - Campione single.jpg
Single by E-Type
from the album Euro IV Ever
Released19 June 2000
FormatCD single
CD maxi
Rick Blaskey
Kent Brainerd
E-Type singles chronology
"Es Ist Nie Vorbei"
"Campione 2000"

The chorus of the song resembles the chorus of a Dutch popular song "Oranje Boven" which insist the link between Netherlands with the Royal Dutch Family and a national chant honoring the red-white-blue tricolor Dutch national flag.

The song was included in E-Type's album Euro IV Ever (2001), and in the Sport Edition of Loud Pipes Save Lives (2004). It was also included in The Official Euro 2000 Album.


Track listingEdit

CD maxi - Europe (2000)
  1. "Campione 2000" (Radio Version) - 3:34
  2. "Campione 2000" (The Only Earthbound Remix) - 6:39
  3. "Campione 2000" (Pinocchio Remix) - 4:53
  4. "Campione 2000" (CF Fonotron Mix) - 2:50


Chart (2000) Peak
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[1] 40
France (SNEP)[2] 66
Germany (Official German Charts)[3] 91
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[4] 4
Norway (VG-lista)[5] 9
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[6] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 61
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company) 58

See alsoEdit