It’s day one of the Euro 2012 championship, the world’s most prestigious soccer tournament after the World Cup. Will Spain defend their title, or will a challenger like Germany or the Netherlands usurp the throne? How will Poland and Ukraine perform as the tournament’s first Eastern European hosts? Here are three things to watch for as the month-long tournament unfolds:
Gareth Bale reportedly got 100 million euros ($132 million) for a 6-year contract with Real Madrid, the Spanish soccer club that has won nine European championships.
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