COACH: Fernando Santos
WORLD RANKING: 14
QUALIFIED: Group F winner
BEST EURO FINISH: Winners (2004)
PLAYING STYLE: Defensive
STRENGTHS: Their defensive shape and discipline make them extremely difficult to break down and score against.
WEAKNESSES: However, a serious lack of flair and creativity means they struggle to score enough goals at the other end.
The powerfully built youngster has burst onto the scene in the past 12 months. He’s comfortable on the ball, wins tackles and likes to step out of defence with the ball at his feet.
There’s nothing fancy about this 35-year-old Panathinaikos midfielder – but he sets the tempo with his accurate passing.
Population: 11.3 million
Official language: Greek
Best ever player: Dimitris Saravakos
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