Interesting and informative facts about the Tour 2012

Most recently launched European Football Championship.
Undoubtedly, this is a significant event for both Ukrainians and Poles, in fact these countries are hosts of Euro 2012.
I suggest to read some interesting facts about the Euro 2012.
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Football trophy 2012 - it is a cup made of pure silver and weighs eight kilograms. The cost of a cup, which will get the winners, is estimated at 20 thousand euros.
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This first European championship, which takes place in Eastern Europe.
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At the European Championships profit 368 players representing 136 clubs from 24 championships.
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Only two players did not continue his club career in Europe: Robbie Keane played in the United States, and Christian Wilhelmsson in Saudi Arabia.
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Soccer England without exception, native played in the championship.
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In the national team of Ireland, no one player representing his native Ireland Championship.
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The best scorer in the history of the European Championship was the acting head of UEFA - Michel Platini. In 1984, the Frenchman has scored 9 goals in 5 matches.
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By analogy with the South African vuvuzelami, Ukraine plans to play the pipe in zozulitsy. They are made of clay and does not irritate your sound.
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The youngest player in the tournament was Jetro Willems from the Netherlands. Today, he was 18 years, 2 months and 9 days.
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The most experienced player turned Greek goalkeeper Konstantinos Chalkias, who today has knocked 38 years and 9 days.
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Greek was also added to the tallest player of the competition, together with the Swede Anders Svensson. The couple did not have a centimeter to two-meter mark.
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Italian Emanuele Giaccherini is considered to be the smallest - only 160 centimeters.
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Yet no team in the history of the European championships could not defend his title. The Spaniards could go down in history as conquerors of the new record.
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Germany squad - the most experienced. She not only participated the most in the final stages (10 times), but also increasingly became the champion of the remaining (three times).
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In each of the final part of the tournament at least one team debutant. This year it was the team of Ukraine.
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The greatest distance between cities participating is 1850 kilometers. It is so much shared Donetsk Ukrainian and Polish Gdansk.
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The largest stadium of the tournament is located in Kiev. He will take the final championship and place on their stands of 70 thousand and 50 spectators.
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The smallest stadium was "Arena Lviv" in Lviv - 32,767 spectators.
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The best scorer of the national team in the tournament is the German Miroslav Klose, is painted in the opponent 63 times.
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Best guardsman (played most matches) of the national team in the tournament is Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who played 129 matches already.
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Lowest FIFA ranking among all teams participating in the final stage, from one of the housewives - Poland. It takes only 65th place.

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