The summer’s European Championship in France is fast approaching, and with a bumper haul of 24 teams seeking glory, that means more heroes, more first goalscorers to lump on, more bookings, corners, the lot, and of course, more EuroStars to marvel at.
We love the big tournaments, and this year promises to be a belter.
Ahead of the games we’ll be running the rule over the biggest and best players at the Championships, who’ll be hoping to steal all the headlines this summer.
Today we’re looking at a man who is set to shine on the big stage for the first time…
Name: Gareth Bale
D.O.B: 16 July 1989
Club: Real Madrid
The Big Stat: Is the world’s most expensive footballer
Prize Asset: Pace, so much pace
International Pedigree: 54 appearances, 19 goals – seven in qualifying directly contributing to nine points
Price Tag: £60m – according to transfermarkt.co.uk.
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.