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European Championship 2012: The Ukraine And Poland Tournament In Numbers

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Sixteen teams will battle it out in Ukraine and Poland over 24 days to lift the Euro 2012 trophy.

Here are some key numbers:

:: 31 - games during the tournament, kicking off with co-hosts Poland v Greece at Warsaw's National Stadium on Friday June 8 and culminating with the final at Kiev's Olympic Stadium on Sunday July 1.

:: 16 - teams taking part, beginning with four groups of four.

:: Eight - stadiums hosting the matches.

:: 5,500 - volunteers will help out during the tournament.

:: 150 million - television viewers expected to watch the opening ceremony and match.

:: 1.4 million - tickets went on sale.

:: 600 - the price in euros (£480) of the tournament's most expensive ticket.

:: 368 - footballers included in the squads, from Italian defender Ignazio Abate to Russian midfielder Konstantin Zyryanov.

:: 129 - games played by Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas, making him the most experienced player at the finals.

:: Four - weeks between Roy Hodgson's first full day as England manager and his team's opening game at Euro 2012 against France.

:: Three - times Germany has won the tournament, more than any other nation.

:: Seven - goals scored by England's Alan Shearer in European Championships, putting him second behind Michel Platini who hit the back of the net nine times for France.

:: 199 - height in cm (6ft 6in) of the tallest player, Swedish goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson.

:: 13 - previous European Championships, the first of which was won by the USSR in 1960.

:: 5,000 - total distance in miles (8,047km) the England team will travel from their base in Krakow, Poland, during the opening three games.

:: 60 - height in cm (23.6in) of the Henri Delaunay Cup, given to the winning team.

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