The Euro 2012 tournament starts on Monday 11th June for England and before the first ball is kicked non football issues could well affect the outcome.
Controversial Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has already gone on record to say that he will “leave the pitch and go home” if he is racially abused by the gangs in Poland and Ukraine. Concerns over racism and the rise of neo-Nazism on the eve of Euro 2012 are worrying for travelling fans.
Sol Campbell has advised England fans not to travel and lack of expectation on the 10/1 shot England points to one of the outsiders delivering a handsome profit for the armchair punter.
Spain are tournament favourites with Chelsea's Fernando Torres in "best shape for a while" ahead of Euro 2012, according to his Spain team-mate Pepe Reina.
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