Very few would predict that subsequent to breaking their 44-year silverware drought, Vicente del Bosque’s men would go on an emphatic run that has positioned Spain to be regarded as the greatest international side in the history of the sport.
Greeks are fired up with anticipation as the national team prepares to clash with Germany in Friday's quarter-finals at Gdhansk, Poland. International striker Georgios Samaras sent out a message saying "We play for 11 million Greeks."
Missed the Euro 2012 prelim match between Portugal and Denmark? Caught the action and want to relive the stunning goals? Thanks to YouTube, here are video clips showing each goal in Portugal's 3-2 win over Denmark.
Anti-hooligan squads in Poland are prepared for an influx of trouble-makers at the Euro 2012 tournament. Polish squads are ready to tackle hooligans with water cannons, tear gas and dogs trained to bite suspects in the testicles.
Following a storm of protest by animal rights activists over the culling of stray dogs, done to tidy the streets of Kiev prior to the Euro 2012 football tournament, a dog sterilization program has been launched.
Former English football captain Sol Campbell has criticized Uefa's decision to choose Poland and Ukraine to host the Euro 2012 tournament this summer, advising fans to stay away due to the danger of racism and violence.