05/06/2012 08:21 BST | Updated 05/06/2012 08:22 BST

European Championship 2012: The Ukraine And Poland Tournament In Numbers

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.