Believe it or not, the holy grail of European international football is almost upon us once again.
That's right, there are only a few agonizing days until the start of Euro 2012, when we get to see many of the world's best players competing against each other for the honor of being crowned the continent's best.
To make it this far and just qualify for the tournament, each national squad has to have truly exceptional players who can change games or dictate them. But every team has that one player who stands above the rest and can juggle the pride of a nation at their feet.
Let's take a look at all 16 of those players.