Soccer Saturday




















It's that time again! I'm pumped for the UEFA Championship. The games begin today. The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2012, will be the 14th European Championshipfor national football teams organised by UEFA. The final tournament will be hosted by Poland and Ukraine between 8 June and 1 July 2012. It is the first time that either nation has hosted the tournament.

The final tournament features 16 nations, the last European Championship to do so (from Euro 2016 onward, there will be 24 finalists). Qualification was contested by 51 nations between August 2010 and November 2011 to join the two host nations in the tournament. The winner of the tournament gains automatic entry to the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup hosted by Brazil.

Of course I am rooting for England but I don't think we have that strong of a team this year. I think that Spain, Germany and the Netherlands are the teams to watch. Other teams that I think are pretty strong this year are Portugal, Croatia and Italy. Who do you want to win and which games are you most excited for?