Jurgen Klinsmann believes that Germany deserve to win Euro 2012, and that they have become one of the dominant forces in international football in recent years.
Alessandro Del Piero is confident that Italy have what it takes to beat Germany in Thursday`s Euro 2012 semi-final and follow in the footsteps of the Azzurri team that won the 2006 World Cup.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona believes that Cesare Prandelli`s Italy side have a chance to beat hot favourites Germany and reach the final of Euro 2012.
Germany coach Joachim Low expressed his delight at the national team`s 4-2 victory over Greece which booked a Euro 2012 semi-final place on Friday.
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Portugal defender Pepe says that the team`s 1-0 quarter-final victory over Czech Republic on Thursday shows that they can make their mark at Euro 2012.
Two matches of Group D took place on Day 12 of Euro 2012 on Tuesday. France took on Sweden while England faced hosts Ukraine.
England captain Steven Gerrard is pleased with his team’s progress and is certain the Three Lions are building up momentum at the perfect time following a 1-0 win over co-hosts Ukraine.
Uefa has fined Croatia’s Football Association €80,000 for racist chanting and improper conduct of some of their fans during their Euro 2012 match against Italy.
Wayne Rooney has stated that England can go all the way at Euro 2012, and believes that teams will not want to play against them in the knockout stages.
France forward Karim Benzema freely admits that Spain will be overwhelming favourites to progress when the two sides meet in the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 on Saturday.
Rio Ferdinand has backed his Manchester United club-mate Wayne Rooney to deliver the goods for England in the remainder of Euro 2012 and revel in knowing he is the main man for team.
Antonio Cassano has voiced his delight with Italy`s qualification for the quarter-finals of Euro 2012, and added that the Azzurri are not afraid of any opponent.
Lars Bender insisted that he had no issue with being deployed at right-back in in Sunday evening`s 2-1 victory over Denmark, explaining that he does not care where he plays as long as Germany win.
Samir Nasri admits it will take more than a 23-game unbeaten run to mend the splintered relationship that still exists between the French national team and their demanding fans.
Netherlands midfielder Rafael van der Vaart spoke brazenly after the 2-1 defeat to Portugal that knocked his side out of Euro 2012, admitting that the Dutch had not played well enough to progress.
With Group B containing four teams inside the top 10 of the Fifa world rankings, it could be argued that there has never been a more deadly "group of death" in the history of major tournaments.
Rafael van der Vaart has stated that Euro 2012 will only be considered a success for Netherlands if they win the tournament.
Portugal winger Nani has handed coach Paulo Bento a boost by returning to training three days before his country`s Euro 2012 Group B opener against Germany.
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