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.
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.
In a spread-out final week of qualifying, Slovakia and Albania have clinched a berth at Euro 2016. They are among five teams that will feature at the finals for the first time.
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?
Join DW.com's coverage of the latest action at Euro 2016. First, Russia take on Slovakia, before Switzerland and Romania battle it out. Hosts France end the night with a game against Albania.
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