German Bundesliga, English Premier League, Olympique Lyon and Panathinakos most represented entities at EURO 2008

As you know, the 16 squads for Euro 2008 were completed last Wednesday.

That date gave us the statistics that Olympique Lyon and Panathinaikos provide the most players in those squads. Both clubs are represented by 10 players, one more than Bayern München. The Bundesliga is the league where most of the Euro 2008 players played last season.

The English Premier League will be the second most represented with 42 players, slightly ahead of Spain’s Primera División (41).

Clubs with most players at Euro 2008
10: Olympique Lyon
10: Panathinaikos
9: Bayern München
8: FC Barcelona
8: Galatasaray
8: Real Madrid
8: Werder Bremen
7: Arsenal
7: Chelsea
6: Hamburger SV
6: Liverpool
6: Steaua Bucuresti
6: VfB Stuttgart
6: Zenit St. Petersburg

Leagues with most players in Euro 2008 squads
56: Bundesliga, Germany
42: Premier League, England
41: Primera División, Spain
36: Serie A, Italy
29: Russian Football Premier League, Russia
24: Ligue 1, France
22: Super League, Greece
17: 1. Lig, Turkey
16: Bundesliga, Austria
13: Liga, Portugal
13: Liga I, Romania

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Playak said...

i'd like to see, per country's team, how many players play in which leagues. i'm not sure, but i'm willing to bet there's a strong correlation, and that the teams with many players from the premier league will rank higher in the euro 2008....

anybody has those numbers?

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