Soccer: Quick Guide to UEFA EURO 2012

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On June 8, 2012 the most prestigious international soccer tournament outside the World Cup will begin with Poland and the Ukraine serving as co-hosts. ESPN will be showing all of the matches live, starting with the opener between Poland and Greece at 12:00ET.

The full television schedule can be located here ESPN Live Coverage of EURO 2012.

The 16 teams competing are:
Group A
Poland (Co-Host), Russia, Greece, Czech Republic

Group B
The Netherlands, Germany, Portugal, Denmark

Group C
Spain (Champions), Italy, Croatia, Ireland

Group D
Ukraine (Co-Host), England, Sweden, France 

A host of the world's top players will be on display including Ronaldo, van Persie, Rooney, Iniesta, Robben, Schweinsteiger, Modric ... the top 40 are rated and listed here Top 40 Players at EURO 2012.

If you are looking for cool images for your computer, check out these amazing posters from Robert Broadbent that he created for ESPN.

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EURO 2012 Posters

And finally, here is an "all you need to know" graphic from Graphic News that you can click on and download to store on your computer to make you the SoccerGeek among your friends.

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