UEFA Euro 2008 squads

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The following is a list of squads for each nation competing at Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland. The tournament started on 7 June and the final took place in Vienna on 29 June 2008.[1][2]

Each national team had to submit a squad of 23 players, three of whom had to be goalkeepers, by 28 May 2008. If a player was injured severely enough to prevent his participation in the tournament before his team's first match, he could be replaced by another player.[3]

All caps, goals, ages, and clubs of players are correct as of 7 June 2008, the first day of the tournament.

Group A[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Manager: Karel Brückner

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Petr Čech (1982-05-20)20 May 1982 (aged 26) 59 0 England Chelsea
2 2DF Zdeněk Grygera (1980-05-14)14 May 1980 (aged 28) 53 2 Italy Juventus
3 3MF Jan Polák (1981-03-14)14 March 1981 (aged 27) 38 6 Belgium Anderlecht
4 3MF Tomáš Galásek (1973-01-15)15 January 1973 (aged 35) 66 1 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
5 2DF Radoslav Kováč (1979-11-27)27 November 1979 (aged 28) 23 1 Russia Spartak Moscow
6 2DF Marek Jankulovski (1977-05-09)9 May 1977 (aged 31) 64 10 Italy Milan
7 3MF Libor Sionko (1977-02-01)1 February 1977 (aged 31) 30 6 Denmark Copenhagen
8 4FW Martin Fenin (1987-04-16)16 April 1987 (aged 21) 5 0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
9 4FW Jan Koller (1973-03-30)30 March 1973 (aged 35) 87 54 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
10 4FW Václav Svěrkoš (1983-11-01)1 November 1983 (aged 24) 2 0 Czech Republic Baník Ostrava
11 4FW Stanislav Vlček (1976-02-26)26 February 1976 (aged 32) 10 0 Belgium Anderlecht
12 2DF Zdeněk Pospěch (1978-12-14)14 December 1978 (aged 29) 8 0 Denmark Copenhagen
13 2DF Michal Kadlec (1984-12-13)13 December 1984 (aged 23) 6 1 Czech Republic Sparta Prague
14 3MF David Jarolím (1979-05-17)17 May 1979 (aged 29) 16 1 Germany Hamburger SV
15 4FW Milan Baroš (1981-10-28)28 October 1981 (aged 26) 64 31 France Lyon[note 1]
16 1GK Jaromír Blažek (1972-12-29)29 December 1972 (aged 35) 14 0 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
17 3MF Marek Matějovský (1981-12-20)20 December 1981 (aged 26) 10 1 England Reading
18 3MF Tomáš Sivok (1983-09-15)15 September 1983 (aged 24) 6 0 Italy Udinese[note 2]
19 3MF Rudolf Skácel (1979-07-17)17 July 1979 (aged 28) 5 1 England Southampton[note 3]
20 3MF Jaroslav Plašil (1982-01-05)5 January 1982 (aged 26) 37 2 Spain Osasuna
21 2DF Tomáš Ujfaluši (captain) (1978-03-24)24 March 1978 (aged 30) 68 2 Italy Fiorentina[note 4]
22 2DF David Rozehnal (1980-07-05)5 July 1980 (aged 27) 45 0 England Newcastle United[note 5]
23 1GK Daniel Zítka (1975-06-20)20 June 1975 (aged 32) 1 0 Belgium Anderlecht

Portugal[edit]

Manager: Brazil Luiz Felipe Scolari

Quim injured a wrist on 6 June and was replaced by Nuno.[4]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ricardo (1976-02-11)11 February 1976 (aged 32) 75 0 Spain Real Betis
2 2DF Paulo Ferreira (1979-01-18)18 January 1979 (aged 29) 47 0 England Chelsea
3 2DF Bruno Alves (1981-11-27)27 November 1981 (aged 26) 11 1 Portugal Porto
4 2DF José Bosingwa (1982-08-24)24 August 1982 (aged 25) 8 0 Portugal Porto[note 6]
5 2DF Fernando Meira (1978-06-05)5 June 1978 (aged 30) 49 2 Germany VfB Stuttgart[note 7]
6 3MF Raul Meireles (1983-03-17)17 March 1983 (aged 25) 9 0 Portugal Porto
7 4FW Cristiano Ronaldo (1985-02-05)5 February 1985 (aged 23) 55 20 England Manchester United
8 3MF Petit (1976-09-25)25 September 1976 (aged 31) 54 4 Portugal Benfica
9 4FW Hugo Almeida (1984-05-23)23 May 1984 (aged 24) 9 2 Germany Werder Bremen
10 3MF João Moutinho (1986-09-09)9 September 1986 (aged 21) 13 1 Portugal Sporting CP
11 4FW Simão (1979-10-31)31 October 1979 (aged 28) 61 15 Spain Atlético Madrid
12 1GK Nuno (1974-01-25)25 January 1974 (aged 34) 0 0 Portugal Porto
13 2DF Miguel (1980-01-04)4 January 1980 (aged 28) 47 1 Spain Valencia
14 2DF Jorge Ribeiro (1981-11-09)9 November 1981 (aged 26) 8 0 Portugal Boavista[note 8]
15 2DF Pepe (1983-02-26)26 February 1983 (aged 25) 3 0 Spain Real Madrid
16 2DF Ricardo Carvalho (1978-05-18)18 May 1978 (aged 30) 43 4 England Chelsea
17 4FW Ricardo Quaresma (1983-09-26)26 September 1983 (aged 24) 21 2 Portugal Porto
18 3MF Miguel Veloso (1986-05-11)11 May 1986 (aged 22) 6 0 Portugal Sporting CP
19 4FW Nani (1986-11-17)17 November 1986 (aged 21) 13 2 England Manchester United
20 3MF Deco (1977-08-27)27 August 1977 (aged 30) 53 3 Spain Barcelona
21 4FW Nuno Gomes (captain) (1976-07-05)5 July 1976 (aged 31) 69 28 Portugal Benfica
22 1GK Rui Patrício (1988-02-15)15 February 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Portugal Sporting CP
23 4FW Hélder Postiga (1982-08-02)2 August 1982 (aged 25) 32 10 Portugal Porto[note 9]

Switzerland[edit]

Manager: Köbi Kuhn

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Diego Benaglio (1983-09-08)8 September 1983 (aged 24) 12 0 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
2 2DF Johan Djourou (1987-01-21)21 January 1987 (aged 21) 17 1 England Arsenal
3 2DF Ludovic Magnin (1979-04-20)20 April 1979 (aged 29) 50 3 Germany VfB Stuttgart
4 2DF Philippe Senderos (1985-02-14)14 February 1985 (aged 23) 28 3 England Arsenal
5 2DF Stephan Lichtsteiner (1984-01-16)16 January 1984 (aged 24) 12 0 France Lille
6 3MF Benjamin Huggel (1977-07-07)7 July 1977 (aged 30) 25 0 Switzerland Basel
7 3MF Ricardo Cabanas (1979-04-29)29 April 1979 (aged 29) 49 4 Switzerland Grasshoppers
8 3MF Gökhan Inler (1984-06-27)27 June 1984 (aged 23) 17 1 Italy Udinese
9 4FW Alexander Frei (captain) (1979-07-15)15 July 1979 (aged 28) 59 35 Germany Borussia Dortmund
10 3MF Hakan Yakin (1977-02-22)22 February 1977 (aged 31) 66 15 Switzerland Young Boys
11 4FW Marco Streller (1981-06-26)26 June 1981 (aged 26) 28 11 Switzerland Basel
12 4FW Eren Derdiyok (1988-06-12)12 June 1988 (aged 19) 3 1 Switzerland Basel
13 2DF Stéphane Grichting (1979-03-30)30 March 1979 (aged 29) 18 0 France Auxerre
14 3MF Daniel Gygax (1981-08-28)28 August 1981 (aged 26) 34 5 France Metz
15 3MF Gélson Fernandes (1986-09-02)2 September 1986 (aged 21) 8 0 England Manchester City
16 3MF Tranquillo Barnetta (1985-05-22)22 May 1985 (aged 23) 32 6 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
17 2DF Christoph Spycher (1978-03-30)30 March 1978 (aged 30) 39 0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
18 1GK Pascal Zuberbühler (1971-01-08)8 January 1971 (aged 37) 50 0 Switzerland Neuchâtel Xamax
19 3MF Valon Behrami (1985-04-19)19 April 1985 (aged 23) 16 2 Italy Lazio
20 2DF Patrick Müller (1976-12-31)31 December 1976 (aged 31) 78 3 France Lyon
21 1GK Eldin Jakupović (1984-10-02)2 October 1984 (aged 23) 0 0 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow[note 10]
22 4FW Johan Vonlanthen (1986-02-01)1 February 1986 (aged 22) 30 6 Austria Red Bull Salzburg
23 2DF Philipp Degen (1983-02-15)15 February 1983 (aged 25) 30 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund[note 11]

Turkey[edit]

Manager: Fatih Terim

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Rüştü Reçber (1973-05-10)10 May 1973 (aged 35) 116 0 Turkey Beşiktaş
2 2DF Servet Çetin (1981-03-17)17 March 1981 (aged 27) 29 1 Turkey Galatasaray
3 2DF Hakan Balta (1983-03-23)23 March 1983 (aged 25) 8 1 Turkey Galatasaray
4 2DF Gökhan Zan (1981-09-07)7 September 1981 (aged 26) 19 0 Turkey Beşiktaş
5 3MF Emre Belözoğlu (captain) (1980-09-07)7 September 1980 (aged 27) 56 4 England Newcastle United
6 3MF Mehmet Topal (1986-03-03)3 March 1986 (aged 22) 5 0 Turkey Galatasaray
7 3MF Mehmet Aurélio (1977-12-15)15 December 1977 (aged 30) 19 1 Turkey Fenerbahçe
8 4FW Nihat Kahveci (1979-11-23)23 November 1979 (aged 28) 54 15 Spain Villarreal
9 4FW Semih Şentürk (1983-04-29)29 April 1983 (aged 25) 4 1 Turkey Fenerbahçe
10 4FW Gökdeniz Karadeniz (1980-01-11)11 January 1980 (aged 28) 46 6 Russia Rubin Kazan
11 3MF Tümer Metin (1974-10-14)14 October 1974 (aged 33) 23 7 Turkey Fenerbahçe[note 12]
12 1GK Tolga Zengin (1983-10-10)10 October 1983 (aged 24) 2 0 Turkey Trabzonspor
13 2DF Emre Güngör (1984-08-01)1 August 1984 (aged 23) 1 0 Turkey Galatasaray
14 3MF Arda Turan (1987-01-30)30 January 1987 (aged 21) 18 1 Turkey Galatasaray
15 2DF Emre Aşık (1973-12-13)13 December 1973 (aged 34) 27 2 Turkey Galatasaray[note 13]
16 2DF Uğur Boral (1982-04-14)14 April 1982 (aged 26) 8 0 Turkey Fenerbahçe
17 4FW Tuncay Şanlı (1982-01-16)16 January 1982 (aged 26) 54 15 England Middlesbrough
18 3MF Colin Kazim-Richards (1986-08-26)26 August 1986 (aged 21) 2 0 Turkey Fenerbahçe
19 3MF Ayhan Akman (1977-02-23)23 February 1977 (aged 31) 10 1 Turkey Galatasaray
20 3MF Sabri Sarıoğlu (1984-07-26)26 July 1984 (aged 23) 13 1 Turkey Galatasaray
21 4FW Mevlüt Erdinç (1987-02-25)25 February 1987 (aged 21) 4 0 France Sochaux
22 3MF Hamit Altıntop (1982-12-08)8 December 1982 (aged 25) 42 2 Germany Bayern Munich
23 1GK Volkan Demirel (1981-10-27)27 October 1981 (aged 26) 21 0 Turkey Fenerbahçe

Group B[edit]

Austria[edit]

Manager: Josef Hickersberger

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Alex Manninger 4 June 1977 (31) 27 0 Italy Siena
2 3MF Joachim Standfest 30 May 1980 (28) 30 2 Austria Austria Wien
3 2DF Martin Stranzl 16 June 1980 (27) 45 2 Russia Spartak Moscow
4 2DF Emanuel Pogatetz 16 January 1983 (25) 27 1 England Middlesbrough
5 3MF Christian Fuchs 7 April 1986 (22) 17 0 Austria Mattersburg
6 3MF René Aufhauser 21 June 1976 (31) 51 11 Austria Red Bull Salzburg
7 3MF Ivica Vastić 29 September 1969 (38) 48 13 Austria LASK Linz
8 3MF Christoph Leitgeb 14 April 1985 (23) 19 0 Austria Red Bull Salzburg
9 4FW Roland Linz 9 August 1981 (26) 32 7 Portugal Braga
10 3MF Andreas Ivanschitz (captain) 15 October 1983 (24) 39 6 Austria Red Bull Salzburg[note 14]
11 3MF Ümit Korkmaz 17 September 1985 (22) 2 0 Austria Rapid Wien[note 15]
12 2DF Ronald Gërçaliu 12 February 1986 (22) 11 0 Austria Red Bull Salzburg[note 16]
13 2DF Markus Katzer 11 December 1979 (28) 11 0 Austria Rapid Wien
14 2DF György Garics 8 March 1984 (24) 12 1 Italy Napoli
15 2DF Sebastian Prödl 21 June 1987 (20) 10 2 Austria Sturm Graz[note 17]
16 2DF Jürgen Patocka 30 July 1977 (30) 2 0 Austria Rapid Wien
17 2DF Martin Hiden 11 March 1973 (35) 49 1 Austria Rapid Wien[note 18]
18 4FW Roman Kienast 29 March 1984 (24) 6 1 Norway HamKam
19 3MF Jürgen Säumel 8 September 1984 (23) 11 0 Austria Sturm Graz
20 4FW Martin Harnik 10 June 1987 (20) 8 2 Germany Werder Bremen
21 1GK Jürgen Macho 24 August 1977 (30) 14 0 Greece AEK Athens
22 4FW Erwin Hoffer 14 April 1987 (21) 4 0 Austria Rapid Wien
23 1GK Ramazan Özcan 28 June 1984 (23) 0 0 Austria Red Bull Salzburg[note 19]

Croatia[edit]

Manager: Slaven Bilić

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Stipe Pletikosa 8 January 1979 (29) 69 0 Russia Spartak Moscow
2 2DF Dario Šimić 12 November 1975 (32) 98 3 Italy Milan
3 2DF Josip Šimunić 18 February 1978 (30) 62 3 Germany Hertha BSC
4 2DF Robert Kovač 6 April 1974 (34) 74 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
5 2DF Vedran Ćorluka 5 February 1986 (22) 20 0 England Manchester City
6 2DF Hrvoje Vejić 8 June 1977 (30) 2 0 Russia Tom Tomsk
7 3MF Ivan Rakitić 10 March 1988 (20) 8 1 Germany Schalke 04
8 3MF Ognjen Vukojević 20 December 1983 (24) 5 1 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb[note 20]
9 4FW Nikola Kalinić 5 January 1988 (20) 1 0 Croatia Hajduk Split
10 3MF Niko Kovač (captain) 15 October 1971 (36) 77 14 Austria Red Bull Salzburg
11 2DF Darijo Srna 1 May 1982 (26) 55 15 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
12 1GK Mario Galinović 15 November 1976 (31) 2 0 Greece Panathinaikos
13 3MF Nikola Pokrivač 26 November 1985 (22) 1 0 France Monaco
14 3MF Luka Modrić 9 September 1985 (22) 26 3 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb[note 21]
15 2DF Dario Knežević 20 April 1982 (26) 7 1 Italy Livorno
16 3MF Jerko Leko 9 April 1980 (28) 52 2 France Monaco
17 4FW Ivan Klasnić 29 January 1980 (28) 29 8 Germany Werder Bremen
18 4FW Ivica Olić 14 September 1979 (28) 54 9 Germany Hamburger SV
19 3MF Niko Kranjčar 13 August 1984 (23) 41 7 England Portsmouth
20 4FW Igor Budan 22 April 1980 (28) 5 0 Italy Parma
21 4FW Mladen Petrić 1 January 1981 (27) 24 9 Germany Borussia Dortmund
22 3MF Danijel Pranjić 2 December 1981 (26) 11 0 Netherlands Heerenveen
23 1GK Vedran Runje 10 February 1976 (32) 4 0 France Lens

Germany[edit]

Manager: Joachim Löw

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jens Lehmann 10 November 1969 (38) 55 0 England Arsenal[note 22]
2 2DF Marcell Jansen 4 November 1985 (22) 22 1 Germany Bayern Munich
3 2DF Arne Friedrich 29 May 1979 (29) 57 0 Germany Hertha BSC
4 2DF Clemens Fritz 7 December 1980 (27) 14 2 Germany Werder Bremen
5 2DF Heiko Westermann 14 August 1983 (24) 3 0 Germany Schalke 04
6 3MF Simon Rolfes 21 January 1982 (26) 10 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
7 3MF Bastian Schweinsteiger 1 August 1984 (23) 51 13 Germany Bayern Munich
8 3MF Torsten Frings 22 November 1976 (31) 72 10 Germany Werder Bremen
9 4FW Mario Gómez 10 July 1985 (22) 10 6 Germany VfB Stuttgart
10 4FW Oliver Neuville 1 May 1973 (35) 68 10 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
11 4FW Miroslav Klose 9 June 1978 (30) 75 39 Germany Bayern Munich
12 1GK Robert Enke 24 August 1977 (30) 1 0 Germany Hannover 96
13 3MF Michael Ballack (captain) 26 September 1976 (31) 81 36 England Chelsea
14 3MF Piotr Trochowski 22 March 1984 (24) 12 0 Germany Hamburger SV
15 3MF Thomas Hitzlsperger 5 April 1982 (26) 33 5 Germany VfB Stuttgart
16 2DF Philipp Lahm 11 November 1983 (24) 41 2 Germany Bayern Munich
17 2DF Per Mertesacker 29 September 1984 (23) 43 1 Germany Werder Bremen
18 3MF Tim Borowski 2 May 1980 (28) 31 2 Germany Werder Bremen[note 23]
19 3MF David Odonkor 21 February 1984 (24) 15 1 Spain Real Betis
20 4FW Lukas Podolski 4 June 1985 (23) 48 25 Germany Bayern Munich
21 2DF Christoph Metzelder 5 November 1980 (27) 41 0 Spain Real Madrid
22 4FW Kevin Kurányi 2 March 1982 (26) 47 19 Germany Schalke 04
23 1GK René Adler 15 January 1985 (23) 0 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen

Poland[edit]

Manager: Netherlands Leo Beenhakker

Jakub Błaszczykowski injured a hamstring on 5 June and was replaced by Łukasz Piszczek.[5] Tomasz Kuszczak injured his back on 6 June and was replaced by Wojciech Kowalewski.[6]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Artur Boruc 20 February 1980 (28) 34 0 Scotland Celtic
2 2DF Mariusz Jop 8 March 1978 (30) 24 0 Russia FC Moscow
3 2DF Jakub Wawrzyniak 7 July 1983 (24) 11 0 Poland Legia Warsaw
4 2DF Paweł Golański 12 October 1982 (25) 10 1 Romania Steaua București
5 3MF Dariusz Dudka 9 December 1983 (24) 26 2 Poland Wisła Kraków
6 2DF Jacek Bąk 24 March 1973 (35) 94 3 Austria Austria Wien
7 4FW Euzebiusz Smolarek 9 January 1981 (27) 31 13 Spain Racing Santander
8 3MF Jacek Krzynówek 15 May 1976 (32) 79 15 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
9 4FW Maciej Żurawski (captain) 11 September 1976 (31) 71 17 Greece Larissa
10 3MF Łukasz Garguła 25 February 1981 (27) 12 1 Poland GKS Bełchatów
11 4FW Marek Saganowski 31 October 1978 (29) 23 3 England Southampton
12 1GK Wojciech Kowalewski 11 May 1977 (31) 10 0 Poland Korona Kielce
13 2DF Marcin Wasilewski 9 June 1980 (27) 27 1 Belgium Anderlecht
14 2DF Michał Żewłakow 22 April 1976 (32) 76 2 Greece Olympiacos
15 3MF Michał Pazdan 21 September 1987 (20) 5 0 Poland Górnik Zabrze
16 3MF Łukasz Piszczek 3 June 1985 (23) 3 0 Germany Hertha BSC
17 3MF Wojciech Łobodziński 20 October 1982 (25) 16 2 Poland Wisła Kraków
18 3MF Mariusz Lewandowski 18 May 1979 (29) 47 3 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
19 3MF Rafał Murawski 9 October 1981 (26) 9 1 Poland Lech Poznań
20 3MF Roger Guerreiro 25 May 1982 (26) 2 0 Poland Legia Warsaw
21 4FW Tomasz Zahorski 22 November 1984 (23) 9 1 Poland Górnik Zabrze
22 1GK Łukasz Fabiański 18 April 1985 (23) 8 0 England Arsenal
23 2DF Adam Kokoszka 6 October 1986 (21) 7 2 Poland Wisła Kraków

Group C[edit]

France[edit]

Manager: Raymond Domenech

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Steve Mandanda 28 March 1985 (23) 1 0 France Marseille
2 2DF Jean-Alain Boumsong 14 December 1979 (28) 23 1 France Lyon
3 2DF Éric Abidal 11 September 1979 (28) 35 0 Spain Barcelona
4 3MF Patrick Vieira 23 June 1976 (31) 105 6 Italy Internazionale
5 2DF William Gallas 17 August 1977 (30) 62 2 England Arsenal
6 3MF Claude Makélélé 18 February 1973 (35) 68 0 England Chelsea
7 3MF Florent Malouda 13 June 1980 (27) 39 3 England Chelsea
8 4FW Nicolas Anelka 14 March 1979 (29) 48 11 England Chelsea
9 4FW Karim Benzema 19 December 1987 (20) 11 3 France Lyon
10 4FW Sidney Govou 27 July 1979 (28) 32 7 France Lyon
11 3MF Samir Nasri 20 June 1987 (20) 10 2 France Marseille
12 4FW Thierry Henry 17 August 1977 (30) 100 44 Spain Barcelona
13 2DF Patrice Evra 15 May 1981 (27) 11 0 England Manchester United
14 2DF François Clerc 18 April 1983 (25) 12 0 France Lyon
15 2DF Lilian Thuram (captain) 1 January 1972 (36) 140 2 Spain Barcelona
16 1GK Sébastien Frey 18 March 1980 (28) 2 0 Italy Fiorentina
17 2DF Sébastien Squillaci 11 August 1980 (27) 13 0 France Lyon
18 4FW Bafétimbi Gomis 6 August 1985 (22) 2 2 France Saint-Étienne
19 2DF Willy Sagnol 18 March 1977 (31) 56 0 Germany Bayern Munich
20 3MF Jérémy Toulalan 10 September 1983 (24) 13 0 France Lyon
21 3MF Lassana Diarra 10 March 1985 (23) 13 0 England Portsmouth
22 3MF Franck Ribéry 7 April 1983 (24) 27 4 Germany Bayern Munich
23 1GK Grégory Coupet 31 December 1972 (35) 31 0 France Lyon

Italy[edit]

Manager: Roberto Donadoni

Fabio Cannavaro was ruled out of the Italian squad on 2 June after he was injured in training; he was replaced by Alessandro Gamberini.[7]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Gianluigi Buffon 28 January 1978 (30) 82 0 Italy Juventus
2 2DF Christian Panucci 12 April 1973 (35) 53 3 Italy Roma
3 2DF Fabio Grosso 28 November 1977 (30) 31 3 France Lyon
4 2DF Giorgio Chiellini 14 August 1984 (23) 10 1 Italy Juventus
5 2DF Alessandro Gamberini 27 August 1981 (26) 2 0 Italy Fiorentina
6 2DF Andrea Barzagli 8 May 1981 (27) 22 0 Italy Palermo[note 24]
7 4FW Alessandro Del Piero (captain) 9 November 1974 (33) 86 27 Italy Juventus
8 3MF Gennaro Gattuso 9 January 1978 (30) 58 1 Italy Milan
9 4FW Luca Toni 26 May 1977 (31) 34 15 Germany Bayern Munich
10 3MF Daniele De Rossi 24 July 1983 (24) 33 4 Italy Roma
11 4FW Antonio Di Natale 13 October 1977 (30) 18 7 Italy Udinese
12 4FW Marco Borriello 18 June 1982 (25) 3 0 Italy Milan
13 3MF Massimo Ambrosini 29 May 1977 (31) 31 0 Italy Milan
14 1GK Marco Amelia 2 April 1982 (26) 6 0 Italy Livorno[note 25]
15 4FW Fabio Quagliarella 31 January 1983 (25) 8 3 Italy Udinese
16 3MF Mauro Camoranesi 4 October 1976 (31) 35 4 Italy Juventus
17 1GK Morgan De Sanctis 26 March 1977 (31) 2 0 Spain Sevilla
18 4FW Antonio Cassano 12 July 1982 (25) 11 3 Italy Sampdoria
19 2DF Gianluca Zambrotta 19 February 1977 (31) 71 2 Spain Barcelona[note 26]
20 3MF Simone Perrotta 17 September 1977 (30) 41 2 Italy Roma
21 3MF Andrea Pirlo 19 May 1979 (29) 46 6 Italy Milan
22 3MF Alberto Aquilani 7 July 1984 (23) 5 0 Italy Roma
23 2DF Marco Materazzi 19 August 1973 (34) 40 2 Italy Internazionale

Netherlands[edit]

Manager: Marco van Basten

Ryan Babel was ruled out of the Dutch squad on 31 May after he was injured in training; he was replaced by Khalid Boulahrouz.[8]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Edwin van der Sar (captain) 29 October 1970 (37) 125 0 England Manchester United
2 2DF André Ooijer 11 July 1974 (33) 37 2 England Blackburn Rovers
3 2DF John Heitinga 15 November 1983 (24) 36 5 Netherlands Ajax[note 27]
4 2DF Joris Mathijsen 5 April 1980 (28) 32 2 Germany Hamburger SV
5 3MF Giovanni van Bronckhorst 5 February 1975 (33) 78 4 Netherlands Feyenoord
6 3MF Demy de Zeeuw 26 May 1983 (25) 15 0 Netherlands AZ
7 4FW Robin van Persie 6 August 1983 (24) 24 7 England Arsenal
8 3MF Orlando Engelaar 24 August 1979 (28) 6 0 Netherlands Twente
9 4FW Ruud van Nistelrooy 1 July 1976 (31) 61 31 Spain Real Madrid
10 3MF Wesley Sneijder 9 June 1984 (23) 45 9 Spain Real Madrid
11 4FW Arjen Robben 23 January 1984 (24) 33 9 Spain Real Madrid
12 2DF Mario Melchiot 4 November 1976 (31) 21 0 England Wigan Athletic
13 1GK Henk Timmer 3 December 1971 (36) 5 0 Netherlands Feyenoord
14 2DF Wilfred Bouma 15 June 1978 (29) 33 2 England Aston Villa
15 2DF Tim de Cler 8 November 1978 (29) 15 0 Netherlands Feyenoord
16 1GK Maarten Stekelenburg 22 September 1982 (25) 11 0 Netherlands Ajax
17 3MF Nigel de Jong 30 November 1984 (23) 23 0 Germany Hamburger SV
18 4FW Dirk Kuyt 22 July 1980 (27) 38 7 England Liverpool
19 4FW Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 12 August 1983 (24) 12 7 Netherlands Ajax
20 3MF Ibrahim Afellay 2 April 1986 (22) 5 0 Netherlands PSV
21 2DF Khalid Boulahrouz 28 December 1981 (26) 22 0 England Chelsea[note 28]
22 4FW Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink 7 November 1978 (29) 16 3 Scotland Celtic
23 3MF Rafael van der Vaart 11 February 1983 (25) 55 12 Germany Hamburger SV

Romania[edit]

Manager: Victor Piţurcă

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Bogdan Lobonț 18 January 1978 (30) 63 0 Romania Dinamo București
2 2DF Cosmin Contra 15 December 1975 (32) 63 7 Spain Getafe
3 2DF Răzvan Raț 26 May 1981 (27) 48 1 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
4 2DF Gabriel Tamaș 9 November 1983 (24) 32 2 France Auxerre
5 2DF Cristian Chivu (captain) 26 October 1980 (27) 59 3 Italy Internazionale
6 3MF Mirel Rădoi 22 March 1981 (27) 43 1 Romania Steaua București
7 3MF Florentin Petre 15 January 1976 (32) 50 5 Bulgaria CSKA Sofia
8 3MF Paul Codrea 4 April 1981 (27) 33 1 Italy Siena
9 4FW Ciprian Marica 2 October 1985 (22) 24 8 Germany VfB Stuttgart
10 4FW Adrian Mutu 8 January 1979 (29) 61 28 Italy Fiorentina
11 3MF Răzvan Cociș 19 February 1983 (24) 21 1 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
12 1GK Marius Popa 31 July 1978 (29) 2 0 Romania Politehnica Timișoara
13 2DF Cristian Săpunaru 5 April 1984 (24) 1 0 Romania Rapid București
14 2DF Sorin Ghionea 11 May 1979 (29) 10 1 Romania Steaua București
15 2DF Dorin Goian 12 December 1980 (26) 19 3 Romania Steaua București
16 3MF Bănel Nicoliță 7 January 1985 (23) 20 1 Romania Steaua București
17 2DF Cosmin Moți 3 December 1984 (23) 2 0 Romania Dinamo București
18 4FW Marius Niculae 16 May 1981 (27) 30 13 Scotland Inverness Caledonian Thistle
19 3MF Adrian Cristea 30 November 1983 (24) 6 0 Romania Dinamo București
20 3MF Nicolae Dică 9 May 1980 (28) 25 8 Romania Steaua București
21 4FW Daniel Niculae 6 October 1982 (25) 22 5 France Auxerre
22 2DF Ștefan Radu 22 October 1986 (21) 8 0 Romania Dinamo București[note 29]
23 1GK Eduard Stăncioiu 3 March 1981 (27) 1 0 Romania CFR Cluj

Group D[edit]

Greece[edit]

Manager: Germany Otto Rehhagel

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Antonios Nikopolidis 14 January 1971 (37) 87 0 Greece Olympiacos
2 2DF Giourkas Seitaridis 4 June 1981 (27) 56 1 Spain Atlético Madrid
3 3MF Christos Patsatzoglou 19 March 1979 (29) 29 1 Greece Olympiacos
4 2DF Nikos Spiropoulos 10 October 1983 (24) 5 0 Greece Panathinaikos
5 2DF Traianos Dellas 31 January 1976 (32) 42 1 Greece AEK Athens
6 3MF Angelos Basinas (captain) 3 January 1976 (32) 88 7 Spain Mallorca
7 4FW Georgios Samaras 21 February 1985 (23) 18 3 England Manchester City[note 30]
8 3MF Stelios Giannakopoulos 12 July 1974 (33) 75 12 England Bolton Wanderers
9 4FW Angelos Charisteas 9 February 1980 (28) 65 18 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
10 3MF Giorgos Karagounis 6 March 1977 (31) 73 6 Greece Panathinaikos
11 2DF Loukas Vyntra 5 February 1981 (27) 18 0 Greece Panathinaikos
12 1GK Konstantinos Chalkias 30 May 1974 (34) 15 0 Greece Aris[note 31]
13 1GK Alexandros Tzorvas 12 August 1982 (25) 0 0 Greece OFI Crete
14 4FW Dimitris Salpingidis 10 August 1981 (26) 21 1 Greece Panathinaikos
15 2DF Vasilis Torosidis 10 June 1985 (22) 13 0 Greece Olympiacos
16 2DF Sotirios Kyrgiakos 23 July 1979 (28) 38 4 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
17 4FW Theofanis Gekas 23 May 1980 (28) 27 6 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
18 2DF Yannis Goumas 24 May 1975 (33) 45 0 Greece Panathinaikos
19 2DF Paraskevas Antzas 18 August 1976 (31) 24 0 Greece Olympiacos
20 4FW Ioannis Amanatidis 3 December 1981 (26) 26 3 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
21 3MF Kostas Katsouranis 26 June 1979 (28) 49 6 Portugal Benfica
22 3MF Alexandros Tziolis 13 February 1985 (23) 8 0 Greece Panathinaikos
23 4FW Nikos Liberopoulos 4 August 1975 (32) 59 13 Greece AEK Athens

Russia[edit]

Manager: Netherlands Guus Hiddink

Pavel Pogrebnyak failed to recover from injury and was replaced by on 7 June.[9]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Igor Akinfeev 8 April 1986 (22) 20 0 Russia CSKA Moscow
2 2DF Vasili Berezutski 20 June 1982 (26) 29 1 Russia CSKA Moscow
3 2DF Renat Yanbayev 7 April 1984 (24) 2 0 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
4 2DF Sergei Ignashevich 14 July 1979 (28) 37 3 Russia CSKA Moscow
5 2DF Aleksei Berezutski 20 June 1982 (26) 32 0 Russia CSKA Moscow
6 4FW Roman Adamov 21 June 1982 (25) 2 0 Russia FC Moscow
7 3MF Dmitri Torbinski 28 April 1984 (24) 11 1 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
8 2DF Denis Kolodin 11 January 1982 (26) 13 0 Russia Dynamo Moscow
9 3MF Ivan Saenko 17 October 1983 (24) 7 0 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
10 4FW Andrey Arshavin 29 May 1981 (27) 34 11 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
11 3MF Sergei Semak (captain) 27 February 1976 (32) 46 4 Russia Rubin Kazan
12 1GK Vladimir Gabulov 19 October 1983 (24) 5 0 Russia Dynamo Moscow
13 3MF Oleg Ivanov 4 August 1986 (21) 0 0 Russia Krylia Sovetov Samara
14 2DF Roman Shirokov 6 July 1981 (26) 4 0 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
15 3MF Diniyar Bilyaletdinov 27 February 1985 (23) 23 2 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
16 1GK Vyacheslav Malafeev 4 March 1979 (29) 16 0 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
17 3MF Konstantin Zyryanov 5 October 1977 (30) 12 2 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
18 2DF Yuri Zhirkov 20 August 1983 (24) 19 0 Russia CSKA Moscow
19 4FW Roman Pavlyuchenko 15 December 1981 (26) 17 6 Russia Spartak Moscow
20 3MF Igor Semshov 6 April 1978 (30) 27 0 Russia Dynamo Moscow
21 4FW Dmitri Sychev 26 October 1983 (24) 41 15 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
22 2DF Aleksandr Anyukov 28 September 1982 (25) 32 1 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
23 3MF Vladimir Bystrov 31 January 1984 (24) 20 4 Russia Spartak Moscow

Spain[edit]

Manager: Luis Aragonés

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Iker Casillas (captain) 20 May 1981 (27) 77 0 Spain Real Madrid
2 2DF Raúl Albiol 4 September 1985 (22) 4 0 Spain Valencia
3 2DF Fernando Navarro 25 June 1982 (25) 1 0 Spain Mallorca
4 2DF Carlos Marchena 31 July 1979 (28) 42 2 Spain Valencia
5 2DF Carles Puyol 13 April 1978 (30) 61 1 Spain Barcelona
6 3MF Andrés Iniesta 11 May 1984 (24) 23 5 Spain Barcelona
7 4FW David Villa 3 December 1981 (26) 31 14 Spain Valencia
8 3MF Xavi 25 January 1980 (28) 58 6 Spain Barcelona
9 4FW Fernando Torres 20 March 1984 (24) 49 15 England Liverpool
10 3MF Cesc Fàbregas 4 May 1987 (21) 26 0 England Arsenal
11 2DF Joan Capdevila 3 February 1978 (30) 18 3 Spain Villarreal
12 3MF Santi Cazorla 13 December 1984 (23) 2 0 Spain Villarreal
13 1GK Andrés Palop 22 October 1973 (34) 0 0 Spain Sevilla
14 3MF Xabi Alonso 25 November 1981 (26) 43 1 England Liverpool
15 2DF Sergio Ramos 30 March 1986 (22) 34 4 Spain Real Madrid
16 4FW Sergio García 9 June 1983 (24) 1 0 Spain Zaragoza
17 4FW Daniel Güiza 17 August 1980 (27) 4 0 Spain Mallorca
18 2DF Álvaro Arbeloa 17 January 1983 (25) 2 0 England Liverpool
19 3MF Marcos Senna 17 July 1976 (31) 11 0 Spain Villarreal
20 2DF Juanito 23 July 1976 (31) 23 2 Spain Real Betis
21 3MF David Silva 8 January 1986 (22) 14 2 Spain Valencia
22 3MF Rubén de la Red 5 June 1985 (23) 2 0 Spain Getafe[note 32]
23 1GK Pepe Reina 31 August 1982 (25) 9 0 England Liverpool

Sweden[edit]

Manager: Lars Lagerbäck

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Andreas Isaksson 3 October 1981 (26) 56 0 England Manchester City
2 2DF Mikael Nilsson 24 June 1978 (29) 47 3 Greece Panathinaikos
3 2DF Olof Mellberg 3 September 1977 (30) 82 4 England Aston Villa[note 33]
4 2DF Petter Hansson 14 December 1976 (31) 32 1 France Rennes
5 2DF Fredrik Stoor 28 February 1984 (24) 5 0 Norway Rosenborg
6 3MF Tobias Linderoth 21 April 1979 (29) 75 2 Turkey Galatasaray
7 3MF Niclas Alexandersson 29 December 1971 (36) 108 7 Sweden IFK Göteborg
8 3MF Anders Svensson 17 July 1976 (31) 90 15 Sweden Elfsborg
9 3MF Fredrik Ljungberg (captain) 16 April 1977 (31) 72 14 England West Ham United
10 4FW Zlatan Ibrahimović 3 October 1981 (26) 50 18 Italy Internazionale
11 4FW Johan Elmander 27 May 1981 (27) 35 11 France Toulouse
12 1GK Rami Shaaban 30 June 1975 (32) 16 0 Sweden Hammarby
13 1GK Johan Wiland 24 January 1981 (27) 3 0 Sweden Elfsborg
14 2DF Daniel Majstorović 5 April 1977 (31) 15 1 Switzerland Basel[note 34]
15 2DF Andreas Granqvist 16 April 1985 (23) 3 0 England Wigan Athletic[note 35]
16 3MF Kim Källström 24 August 1982 (25) 55 8 France Lyon
17 4FW Henrik Larsson 20 September 1971 (36) 95 36 Sweden Helsingborg
18 3MF Sebastian Larsson 6 June 1985 (23) 4 0 England Birmingham City
19 3MF Daniel Andersson 28 August 1977 (30) 62 0 Sweden Malmö FF
20 4FW Marcus Allbäck 5 July 1973 (34) 73 30 Denmark Copenhagen[note 36]
21 3MF Christian Wilhelmsson 8 December 1979 (28) 51 4 France Nantes[note 37]
22 4FW Markus Rosenberg 27 September 1982 (25) 21 6 Germany Werder Bremen
23 2DF Mikael Dorsin 6 October 1981 (26) 12 0 Romania CFR Cluj

Player representation[edit]

by club
Players Clubs
11 Lyon
9 Bayern Munich, Galatasaray
8 Barcelona, Chelsea, Panathinaikos
7 Arsenal, Real Madrid, Red Bull Salzburg, Werder Bremen
6 Hamburger SV, Lokomotiv Moscow, Porto, Steaua București
5 CSKA Moscow, Fenerbahçe, Juventus, Liverpool, Milan, 1. FC Nürnberg, Olympiacos, Rapid Wien, Spartak Moscow, VfB Stuttgart, Valencia, Zenit Saint Petersburg
By club nationality
Players Clubs
55 Germany
45 England
39 Spain
36 Italy
30 Russia
26 France
20 Greece
18 Austria
17 Turkey
14 Portugal, Romania
10 Netherlands, Poland
7 Switzerland
6 Sweden
4 Belgium
3 Croatia, Denmark, Scotland, Ukraine
2 Czech Republic, Norway
1 Bulgaria

Nations in italics are not represented by their national teams in the finals

by representatives of domestic league
National Squad No. of players playing in home leagues
Austria 15
Croatia 3
Czech Republic 2
France 10
Germany 19
Greece 14
Italy 19
Netherlands 9
Poland 10
Portugal 12
Romania 12
Russia 22
Spain 18
Sweden 6
Switzerland 6
Turkey 16

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Milan Baroš was on loan to Portsmouth.
  2. ^ Tomáš Sivok was on loan to Sparta Prague and joined Beşiktaş after the tournament.
  3. ^ Rudolf Skácel was on loan to Hertha BSC.
  4. ^ Tomáš Ujfaluši joined Atlético Madrid after the tournament.
  5. ^ David Rozehnal was on loan to Lazio.
  6. ^ José Bosingwa joined Chelsea after the tournament.
  7. ^ Fernando Meira joined Galatasaray after the tournament.
  8. ^ Jorge Ribeiro joined Benfica after the tournament.
  9. ^ Hélder Postiga was on loan to Panathinaikos and joined Sporting CP after the tournament.
  10. ^ Eldin Jakupović was on loan to Grasshoppers.
  11. ^ Philipp Degen joined Liverpool after the tournament.
  12. ^ Tümer Metin was on loan to Larissa for the second half of the 2007–08 season.
  13. ^ Emre Aşık was on loan to Ankaraspor.
  14. ^ Andreas Ivanschitz was on loan to Panathinaikos.
  15. ^ Ümit Korkmaz joined Eintracht Frankfurt after the tournament.
  16. ^ Ronald Gërçaliu was on loan to Austria Wien.
  17. ^ Sebastian Prödl joined Werder Bremen after the tournament.
  18. ^ Martin Hiden was on loan to Austria Kärnten.
  19. ^ Ramazan Özcan was on loan to 1899 Hoffenheim and joined them permanently after the tournament.
  20. ^ Ognjen Vukojević joined Dynamo Kyiv after the tournament.
  21. ^ Luka Modrić joined Tottenham Hotspur after the tournament.
  22. ^ Jens Lehmann joined VfB Stuttgart after the tournament.
  23. ^ Tim Borowski joined Bayern Munich after the tournament.
  24. ^ Andrea Barzagli joined VfL Wolfsburg after the tournament.
  25. ^ Marco Amelia joined Palermo after the tournament.
  26. ^ Gianluca Zambrotta joined Milan after the tournament.
  27. ^ John Heitinga joined Atlético Madrid after the tournament.
  28. ^ Khalid Boulahrouz was on loan to Sevilla.
  29. ^ Ştefan Radu was on loan to Lazio.
  30. ^ Georgios Samaras was on loan to Celtic.
  31. ^ Konstantinos Chalkias joined PAOK after the tournament.
  32. ^ Rubén de la Red joined Real Madrid after the tournament.
  33. ^ Olof Mellberg joined Juventus after the tournament.
  34. ^ Daniel Majstorović joined AEK Athens after the tournament.
  35. ^ Andreas Granqvist was on loan to Helsingborg.
  36. ^ Marcus Allbäck joined Örgryte after the tournament.
  37. ^ Christian Wilhelmsson was on loan to Deportivo La Coruña.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UEFA EURO 2008 squad lists announced" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 28 May 2008. Retrieved 6 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Final squads announced for EURO". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 28 May 2008. Retrieved 6 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA European Football Championship 2006/08" (PDF). UEFA. p. 19. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Crushing Blow for Portugal's Quim". euro2008.uefa.com. Union of European Football Associations. 7 June 2008. Retrieved 7 June 2008. 
  5. ^ "Błaszczykowski ruled out of EURO". euro2008.uefa.com. Union of European Football Associations. 5 June 2008. Retrieved 5 June 2008. 
  6. ^ "Injury rules out Poland's Kuszczak". euro2008.uefa.com. Union of European Football Associations. 6 June 2008. Retrieved 6 June 2008. 
  7. ^ "Italy rocked by Cannavaro injury". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 2 June 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2008. 
  8. ^ "Injury rules Babel out of Euros". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 31 May 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2008. 
  9. ^ "Russian abandon hope for Pogrebnyak". euro2008.uefa.com. Union of European Football Associations. 7 June 2008. Retrieved 7 June 2008. 

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