12 December Paris will host the draw for the finals of European football championship 2016. It will be the European champion in 1988 Ruud Gullit and winner of Euro 2000 Beksan Lizarazu, the official UEFA website.
To help them will be the authors of the winning goals of the finals of the European Championships of 1996 and 2004 Oliver Bierhoff and Angelos Charisteas.
The ceremony will be attended by antonín Panenka, who performed the famous penalty in the European championship finals of 1976 (since such an attack is called a «panenka») and Vicente del Bosque, member of the European championship in 1980 and the winner of Euro 2012.
24 participants of the final stage are divided into 4 baskets.
Pot 1: Spain, Germany, England, Portugal, Belgium. France as the hostess of the tournament placed in group A.
Pot 2: Italy, Russia, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Ukraine.
Pot 3: Czech Republic, Sweden, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary.
Basket 4: Turkey, Ireland, Iceland, Wales, Albania, Northern Ireland.