Featuring Group D : EURO 2016

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SPAIN

The Spain national football team is commonly kown as La Furia Roja (“The Red Fury”) La Furia Espanola (“The Spanish Fury”). Among the eight National Team, Spain are also the one who have been crowned FIFA World Cup. Spain have lifted World Cup in 2010. Likewise, Spain have won UEFA Championship three times 1964, 2008 and 2012.

Vicente del Bosque is the coach of Spain national football team.The all time goal scorer of Spain includes David Villa and David Silva. Jordi Alba, Torres and Mata are the key players for Spain. Spain are placed in Group-D along with Turkey, Croatia and Czech Republic. As per the FIFA ranking, Spain is in 6th place .Spain takes on Czech Republic on 13th June 2016.

Czech Republic

Czech Republic has been competing in international football tournament as an independent nation since 1994. Since then Czech Republic have taken part in every European Championship. Czech Republic has won European Championship once in 1976 as Czechoslovakia. In the World Cup history Czech Republic’s national football team had been runner up 2 times i.e. on 1934 and 1962.

Pavel Vrba is the coach of Czech national football team.The leading scorer of all time includes Jan Koller and Tomas Rosicky.  Petr Cech and Ladislav Krejci are the player to watch from this national side. According to the FIFA ranking Czech Republic stand in 29th place in world football. Czech is place in Group D along with Spain, Croatia and Turkey. The opening match is against defending champion Spain on  13th June, 2016.

Croatia

Since separation from Yugoslavia in early 90’s Croatia has emerged as force in international football arena. They have qualified to European championship and FIFA World Cup many times. Their best performance in Euro Cup is reaching quarterfinal in 1996 and 2008. Likewise Croatia gained the third position in 1998 FIFA World Cup.

Ante Cacic  is the coach of Croatia national football team.Davor Suker and Darijo  Srna are the all time leading scorer from Croatia.Ivan Rakitic and Luka Modric are the two key players for Croatia. Alen Halilovic young player aged 19 years from Croatia is also called New Messi. Croatia is in 29th place according to the FIFA world ranking.Croatia is placed in Group D along with Spain, Turkey and Czech Republic. Their first opening match of Euro 2016 is against Turkey on June 12, 2016.

TURKEY

Turkey reached the final of Euro 96 edition. Afterward that Turkey’s national football team is playing  wonderful football. Turkey has qualified for UEFA Championship three times in 1996, 2000 and 2008.Likewise, they have also participated in FIFA World Cup three times in 1950, 1954 and 2002. Turkey’s major achievement was in World Cup 2002 where they got third position.

Fatih Terim is the coach of Turkey’s national football team.Hakan Sukur and Burak Yilmaz are the leading scorer of all time. There are many new comers in Turkey’s national side and can be considered as a balance team for the tournament. According to the FIFA world ranking Turkey is in 13th position. Turkey is placed in group D along with Spain, Czech Republic and Croatia. Their first opening match of Euro 2016 is with Croatia on 12th June, 2016.