Euro 2012: 4 Superstars Who Will Disappoint Their National Teams

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Euro 2012: 4 Superstars Who Will Disappoint Their National Teams
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Different stars bring different styles of play to a national team. Often lackluster performances are attributed to pressure, lack of support, injury avoidance strategies and drama.

Euro 2012 is the hot spot for star players to shine and earn the respect of fans and media, nations, managers and other clubs. From Mario Balotelli to Robin van Persie, here is a list of superstars that could disappoint their national teams this June. 

As the transfer window opens the day of the Euro 2012 final, many superstars who are looking to alter or retain their club careers may be more focused on how they are perceived rather than how their team performs. Could these circumstances ruin the chances for Portugal, Italy, Czech Republic and Netherlands to win the Euros? Let's take a look. 

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