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Euro 2012 squads all announced

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by , 29th May 2012 at 01:35 PM (21144 Views)
The Euro 2012 squads have all now been announced and we are in a position to calculate some of the stats.

The youngest player at Euro 2012 will be Jetro Willems, currently of PSV, who is still 18. He is followed by two England players: Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and young keeper Jack Butland.

However, the Germany squad is youngest on average with the oldest squad being the Russians followed by the Irish.

The oldest player will be Kostas Chalkias who was a member of the famous winning squad of 2004. Amongst the OAPs are also Nikos Liberopoulos and Andriy Shevchenko.

The oldest German is Polish-born Miroslav Klose who will be looking to add to his amazing tally of 63 goals in 115 games for Germany.

Update: In the Netherlands Denmark game Jetro Willems, at just 18 years and 71 days old, became the youngest player ever to play in the tournament. The record was previously held by Enzo Scifo who was 18 years and 115 days old when he played for Belgium against Yugoslavia in 1984.

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