On Thursday, Arsenal and former Chelsea goalkeeper number one Petr Cech announced his retirement from international football.
Hooliganism took centre stage at the Euros once again as Croatian fans threw flares onto the pitch that hit a steward whilst the national side was in action against the Czech Republic. A number of supporters then started to fight among themselves causing a break in play.
Spain began their title defence with a late win over the Czech Republic while Belgium were thoroughly outplayed by Euro 2012 runners-up Italy.
Spain begin their title defense against a weak Czech Republic side. Will Las Rojas begin their campaign with a victory or will Rosicky and Company get the better of them?
Coach Vicente del Bosque has dropped a big hint that he will start De Gea against the Czech Republic.
With four equally competitive teams, Group D is likely to go down to the wire. Can Spain overcome their World Cup disappointment? Or will Turkey spring a surprise?
The Netherlands will not be participating in the 2016 European Championships after finishing fourth in their qualification group following a 3-2 defeat at home to the Czech Republic.
The Netherlands crashed out of Euro 2016 on Tuesday as a 3-2 home defeat against the 10-man Czech Republic in the final round of qualifying matches ended their slim hopes of reaching next year's finals.
Robin van Persie scored a comical own goal as Netherlands crashed out of Euro 2016 after failing to make it into the top 3 of their group. They finished five points behind third placed Turkey - who gained automatic qualification by virtue of being the best third-placed team.
The Netherlands face an uphill battle to stay in contention for a spot at the European Championship in France next summer, with three points against the Czech Republic needed in conjunction with a Turkey loss at home to Iceland