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Euro 2016 football stars and their animal doubles

Which top football stars are as fast as a jaguar and as graceful as a giraffe? You can compare soccer players to animals - but only with a healthy dose of irony.

As Europe's top footballers take to the stadiums in France from June 10 to July 10, there will be quick dashes, stragetic leaps and plenty of fancy hairstyles to see. Sound a lot like the animal kingdom? We thought so. Click through the gallery for 12 top stars appearing at Euro 2016 and their animal counterparts.

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