Later today, the wait will be over as Euro 2012 begins with hosts Poland taking on 2004 winners Greece.
All of the pre-tournament talk, ranging from concerns about the hosts to the typical 'How will England do' conversation, is dying down; we can now all look forward to some football.
I know its not exactly the most anticipated opening fixture possible considering the reputation of the teams taking the field over the next month or so.
But, we do have some big players to look out for; however, it is always interesting to watch the host team in a tournament such as this one. Will they fail like Austria and Switzerland in 2008, or will they make progress into the later rounds?
Get set for some hard-to-pronounce names in this slideshow—believe me they were tricky to spell as well.