Germany is set to host the 17th edition of the European Championship, commencing on June 14. Let’s explore the nine nations that have successfully secured their spots in this prestigious tournament.
Marcel Sabitzer’s penalty secured Austria’s third consecutive European Championship appearance, as Ralf Rangnick aims to surpass their 2020 last-16 achievement.
Sealing their seventh European Championship appearance with a 3-2 victory in Austria, Belgium, led by Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, and Jan Vertonghen, combines key experience with promising talents like Jeremy Doku and Lois Openda.
Jude Bellingham’s standout performance led England to a 3-1 comeback win over Italy, seeking redemption after falling short in the Euro 2020 final. They aim to go further in Germany for European glory.
Unstoppable in qualifying with six consecutive victories, including a 4-0 triumph over the Netherlands, France, led by captain Kylian Mbappe, aspires to secure their first European Championship triumph since 2000.
As hosts, Germany automatically qualifies, aiming for success after their World Cup group stage exit. Under new manager Julian Nagelsmann, the team looks to build around talent like Bayern Munich’s Jamal Musiala.
Dominating Group J with eight wins and a goal difference of plus 30, Portugal, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, targets success in what may be his last major international tournament, supported by talents like Bruno Fernandes and Joao Felix.
Securing back-to-back European Championship appearances for the first time since 1996, Scotland, featuring stars like Scott McTominay and Andrew Robertson, is cautiously optimistic after five wins in six qualifiers.
Spain, semi-finalists in the last tournament, secured their place with a 1-0 victory in Norway. Led by experienced figures like Rodri and Dani Carvajal, they boast an exciting core of young players.
Keen to improve on their previous performance, Turkey, with 16 points from seven qualifying matches, aims for a stronger showing. Manager Vincenzo Montella has exciting talents, including 18-year-old midfielder Arda Guler.