Karim Benzema’s inclusion in France’s 26-man squad for the upcoming UEFA European Championships certainly raised a few footballing eyebrows.
24 national teams from across the continent will name a final squad of 26 players for the tournament after UEFA granted permission for an increase on the usual 23 owing to the congested domestic season.
Euro 2020 confirmed squads
Belgium names a star-studded group
Croatia skippered by Modrić
France recalls Karim Benzema
Germany recalls Thomas Müller
Italy include uncapped Giacamo Raspadori
Scotland calls up Chelsea starlet Billy Gilmour for the first time
Sweden to miss the enigmatic Ibrahimovic
Portugal has checked in with a star-studded team
Spain exclude Ramos
Netherlands forced to exclude van Dijk
Check back in with us as news filters through with squad announcements from the other major participating nations.