Are there four or five new teams at this month`s European soccer Championship? Slovakia have already won the Euros as part of Czechoslovakia in 1976. But four have definitely never been there before. Northern Ireland, Albania, Iceland and Wales.
Spain became the eleventh team to qualify for Russia 2018 after their convincing 3-0 win over Albania and Italy's disappointing home draw against Macedonia. Elsewhere, Euro 2016 surprise package Iceland are looking good.
The nine remaining places at World Cup 2018 will be decided in the next week. A serial winner, a pair of Africa’s greatest powers and a potential first timer are among those who have it all to play for. DW takes a look.
Many teams at Euro 2016 have shown that the value of unity can outshine the quality of individuals. Iceland and Wales are the best examples, as Jonathan Harding in Paris explains.
After four games, 15 goals and a few pathetic penalties the quarterfinals are over. There will be a first major tournament semifinal for Wales, who are joined by three of the usual suspects. But what else did we learn?
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