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PICS: Europe ready for Football frenzy

Euro 2012 kicks off on June 8 in Warsaw and ends with the final on July 1 in Kiev.

Europe ready for Football frenzyMidfielders (from L) Adrian Mierzejewski, Kami Grosicki, Rafal Wolski and Maciej Rybus of Poland’s national football team take part in a team training session at Polonia stadium in Warsaw on June 5, 2012 ahead of the Euro 2012 football championships wich will start on June 8 in Warsaw.Europe ready for Football frenzyNetherlands’ soccer players Mark van Bommel Wesley Seijder Arjen Robben and Nigel de Jong (L-R) attend a training session during Euro 2012 at Wisla stadium in Krakow June 5, 2012.Europe ready for Football frenzyHead coach Slaven Bilic, center and other Members of Croatia’s national soccer team are welcomed as they arrive to their base camp at the soccer Euro 2012 in Warka, Poland, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Croatia plays in the group C at the upcoming Euro 2012 soccer championships.Europe ready for Football frenzyProtesters walk in front of a flowerbed depicting EURO 2012 mascots Slavek and Slavko in Kiev on Jun… Read MoreProtesters walk in front of a flowerbed depicting EURO 2012 mascots Slavek and Slavko in Kiev on June 5, 2012. The rally was organized as a highly polarising bill increasing the role of the Russian language in the linguistically-divided Ukraine was passed on its first reading, with 234 lawmakers in the 450-strong the Verkhovna Rada voting in favour and two voting against.Read LessEurope ready for Football frenzyGermany’s national football team midfielder Toni Kroos (L) and striker Mario Gomez fight for the ball during a training session at the Lech stadium on June 4 , 2012 in Gdansk, four days ahead of the start of the Euro 2012 football championships.Europe ready for Football frenzyWorkers put flowers under a Spanish flag in front of a billboard as it counts down to the Euro 2012 at the entrance to the town of Gniewino June 4, 2012. The Spanish soccer team has chosen Gniewino as their hub for the Euro 2012 soccer championships.Europe ready for Football frenzyFrance’s national soccer team players, from L, Franck Ribery, Karim Benzema and Samir Nasri warm-up during a training session in Clairefontaine, southern Paris June 4, 2012. France team gathers at their training camp in preparation for the Euro 2012.Europe ready for Football frenzyNetherlands’ national football team mildfielder Wesley Sneijder and team mates arrive on June 4, 2012 at the Sheraton Hotel in Krakow, where the team will be based for the Euro 2012 football championships which kicks-off on June 8.Europe ready for Football frenzyFrance’s national football team players arrive for a training session, on June 4, 2012, at the French national football team centre in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, on the sideline of France’s preparation for the Euro 2012 football championships in Ukraine and Poland.Europe ready for Football frenzyNetherlands’ national football team forward Robin Van Persie and team mates arrive on June 4, 2012 at the Sheraton Hotel in Krakow, where the team will be based for the Euro 2012 football championships which kicks-off on June 8.

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