With the announcement of all of the Euro 2012 squads yesterday, we now know just who will be playing at the tournament.
We couldn't possibly waste such an opportunity to pour over the squads and pick out some key information on each of the competitors.
Who has the oldest squad and who has the youngest? Who has the most experienced squad, and who will be hoping their inexperience doesn't show? Most importantly, which league has the most representatives at the tournament? All will be revealed.
Oldest player Kostas Chalkias (Greece): The Greek goalkeeper celebrates his 37th birthday on the May 30 and will be the veteran at the tournament. He has amassed clubs around Europe, playing in Greece, England and in Spain.
Youngest player Jetro Willems (Netherlands): PSV's 18-year-old left-back was an under-17 European Championship winner with the Dutch in 2011. He only turned 18 on March 30.
Most capped player Iker Casillas (Spain): Real Madrid's goalkeeper has amassed 129 caps in a remarkable career that has seen him win League and Champions League titles with his club and both European Championships and World Cup with Spain. He got his first cap at age 19 and has held on to the goalkeeper's position for a decade, despite competition from the likes of Victor Valdes and Pepe Reina. At only 31, he could well add many more to that number.
Uncapped players: There are ten players who, at the time of writing, are heading into the European Championships without having made a full appearance for their country. England's Jack Butland was a surprise inclusion in the squad after John Ruddy's withdrawal, similar circumstances to Kaspar Schmeichel's call-up. The Netherlands' Luciano Narsingh has been rewarded for a fine season at Heerenveen with a full call up. Russian duo Vladimir Granat and Kirill Nababkin have not yet been capped, neither has Ukraine's Maksym Koval nor Italy's Emanuele Giaccherini. Croatia selected Ivan Kelava, while Portugal took Miguel Lopes and Custódio.
Highest goalscorer Miroslav Klose: The prolific German striker is expected to be used as backup for Mario Gomez, but comes into the tournament with 63 international goals. Only Robbie Keane (53) comes close, although Klaas Jan-Huntelaar has the best goals to game ratio of players who have registered at least 10, scoring every 1.6 matches.
Most represented league: The English leagues have more representatives than any other division, by a significant margin. There are 78 players at the tournament from the English divisions, followed by 47 from Germany, 33 from Spain, 31 from Italy and 29 from Russia.
Most represented team: Bayern Munich have more players at the European Championships than any other single club, with 13. Real Madrid follow closely behind with 11, followed by Dynamo Kiev (10) and Chelsea with nine. Barcelona, Dortmund, Manchester United, Zenit and Shakhtar each have eight. The Bayern Munich list in full? Bastian Schweinsteiger, Philipp Lahm, Mario Gómez, Thomas Muller, Toni Kroos, Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng, Holger Badstuber (all Germany), Danijel Pranic, Ivica Olic (both Croatia), Anatoliyi Tymoshchuk (Ukraine), Franck Ribery (France) and Arjen Robben (Netherlands).
Most experienced squad: Spain have the most experienced squad at the tournament, with the highest cumulative caps (984) and the highest average caps amongst the squad (42.8). This is partially down to the fact they keep doing statistic-skewing things like reaching World and European finals. The Netherlands are the second most experienced with 955 total caps and an average of 41.5 caps per player.
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