The European Championship is upon us and after an eventful year in league play, the European countries join together to form the world's most watched sport.
Pitting country against country is one thing, but watching the world's stars compete on international television every day? Its almost to good to be true.
Speaking of stars, some of them have come up big when their teams have needed them the most. Take today for example.
Fernando Torres had an awful year for the EPL's Chelsea, but scored twice (once in the 4th minute!) en route to a 4-0 Spain victory over Ireland.
After the qualifying and playoff stages, there have been some interesting matches.
Here's a list of five players that have come up big when their team needed them.