Talented european players that missed out on Euro2012 finals.

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  1. Jun 3, 2012
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    The Azzurri Full Member

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    Bearing all the excitment of the upcoming euro champion held in Poland-Ukraine, it is also a shame that there are some the talented football players in the world who are unable to showcase their talent to worldwide audience. Hopefully it will be the last time, as from next euro championship onwards, the format will be expanded to 32 teams.

    Here are my list:

    1) Eden Hazard - Belgium (Chelsea-bound) - Attacking Midfielder
    2) Garath Bale - Wales (Tottenham) - Left Winger
    3) Michael Carrick - England (Man Utd) - Attacking Midfielder
    4) Rio Ferdinand - England (Man Utd) - Defender
    5) Vincent Kompany - Belgium (Man City) - Defender
    6) David Villa - Spain (Barcelona) - Striker
    7) David De Gea - Spain (Man Utd) - Goalkeeper
    8) Edin Dzeko - Bosnia (Man City) - Striker
    9) Branislav Ivanović - Serbia (Chelsea) - Defender
    10) Nemanja Vidić - Serbia (Man Utd) - Defender
    11) Frank Lampard - England (Chelsea) - Attacking Midfielder

    Pretty impressive line up. :houllier:
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Missing the euros because your country didn't qualify isn't exactly... surprising. Nor through injury really.
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    Wittmann45 Full Member

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    There are probably a number of highly talented Spanish players that aren't going
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    Looks like we're including injuries...

    Guiseppe Rossi - Italy(Striker)
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    Freak Born a freak always a freak.

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    Did you just put Michael Carrick as an attacking midfielder?
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    Move over Messi. Yes he did.
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    Orton Ati-virus, keeps missing the n button

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    Adrian, Soldado, Alvaro dominguez, David Villa, Iraola, Herrera, Muniain to name a few

    I'm surprised Pedro was selected after the season he's just had.
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    Blackwidow Full Member

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    Seen yesterday when Austria won 3:2 against the Ukraine

    David Alaba (19) organising the midfield and Marko Arnautovic (23) scoring two.
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    Scrumpet There are no words

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    12) Neymar (Santos) - Forward
    13) Sánchez (Barcelona) - Winger/Forward
    14) Suárez (Liverpool) - Forward
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    H10 Huseyin 10

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    Ummm, I think you missed the point of the thread.
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    Scrumpet There are no words

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    I know, I was pointing at the point of the thread and calling it silly. Making a team out of players who didn't make it who play for countries that did might be interesting though.
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    Cina Shagawa Baby!

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    It's also 24 teams, not 32 teams, dunno where the op got that info.
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    vuc First Team Serb

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    No point putting Vidic in because he has retired from the NT. Even if Serbia were there, he wouldn't be.
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    Maajid Formerly Mad

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    Arda Turan. I still can't believe Turkey didn't qualify.
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