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Open thread: Who is your Euro 2016 tip for Player of the Tournament?

Pogba? Ronaldo? De Bruyne? Let us know.

France's Paul Pogba and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo are two of the leading contenders for the award.
France's Paul Pogba and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo are two of the leading contenders for the award.

WE’RE ALMOST THERE.

It’s less than 48 hours until Euro 2016 begins with the meeting of France and Romania at the Stade de France.

Over the next month, we will see 24 teams and hundred of players in action in France.

But who is going to be the star man that lights up the tournament?

Recent winners of the UEFA Player of the Tournament award include:

  • Andres Iniesta (Spain 2012)
  • Xavi (Spain 2008)
  • Theodoros Zagorakis (Greece 2004)
  • Zinedine Zidane (France 2000)
  • Matthias Sammer (Germany 1996)

Now we want to know, who is your tip to be the main man this time around?

The French trio of Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann and Dimitri Payet are amongst those tipped to shine along with Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, Belgium’s Kevin de Bruyne and Germany’s Thomas Muller.

Let us know in the comments section below who you think will impress.

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