It might be the players on the pitch who create the sporting drama, but it’s the fans in the stands who provide the atmosphere. Whether it is the ever singing Irish, the Orange Army, the passionate Italians or the proud English, every set of fans brings somethig to the game and the stands and we salute you.

Euro 2012: The Fans

Poland fans smile before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece at the National stadium in Warsaw . KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Polish fan waits for the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw. PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Denmark supporters cheer before the start of their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Netherlands in Kharkiv. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

German fans drink beer and sing in central Lviv. GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Young Polish fans cheer before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw. PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Portugal team supporter with the painted face and national flag cheers before the start of their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Germany in Lviv. MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Greece fans cheer ahead of Euro 2012 soccer match between Poland and Greece in Warsaw. PAWEL ULATOWSKI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Poland fan reacts before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece at the National stadium in Warsaw . PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' team fans pose for a photo as they party at the Euro 2012 fan zone in Kharkiv. VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' team fan smiles as he relaxes at the Euro 2012 fan zone in Kharkiv. VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Polish fan reacts during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece in Warsaw. PAWEL ULATOWSKI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Fan of Russia wearing a mask is pictured before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Czech Republic at the City stadium in Wroclaw. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Fan of Czech Republic cheers before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Russia at the City stadium in Wroclaw. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Fans of Russia cheer before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Czech Republic in Wroclaw . KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands soccer fan smiles while at Euro 2012 fan zone in Kharkiv. VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A German fan drinks beer in central Lviv . GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Denmark's soccer supporter poses before the Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against the Netherlands at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Denmark's soccer supporters cheer before the Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against the Netherlands at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands soccer fans march to the Metalist stadium for Euro 2012 match in Kharkiv. VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Dissapointed Netherlands' team supporters react after their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Denmark in Kharkiv. YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Germany supporter wears glasses in the colours of the Germany national flag during public screening of Euro 2012 soccer match at in Berlin. THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Germany supporter waves flags during public screening of Germany vs Portugal Euro 2012 soccer match in Berlin. THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

An Irish supporter reacts before the Euro 2012 soccer match between Ireland and Croatia in Poznan. KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Croatian supporter holds a large flag as he cheers before the Euro 2012 soccer match between Croatia and Ireland in Poznan. KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Polish fan wears sunglasses in shape of soccer balls as she cheers before the Euro 2012 soccer match Spain against Italy in Gdansk. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Italian fan with her face painted blows a kiss as she waits for the start of the Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Spain in PGE Arena in Gdansk. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Spanish supporter blows a kiss before the start of the Group C Euro 2012 soccer match between Spain and Italy at the PGE Arena in Gdansk. PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

An Italian fan cheers as she waits for the start of their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Spain in Gdansk. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Spanish supporter with a heart in the Spanish colours painted on her cheek waits for the start of the Group C Euro 2012 soccer match between Spain and Italy at the PGE Arena in Gdansk. PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ireland fan with an Irish clover painted on her face waits for the start of their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Croatia at the City Stadium in Poznan. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Polish soccer fan is pictured outside a soccer stadium, venue of Euro 2012 soccer championships in Warsaw. JERZY DUDEK/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ireland fans with their faces painted in the Irish colours cheer before the start of their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Croatia at the City Stadium in Poznan. KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Soccer fans joke from inside a bus behind a Polish policeman in Poznan. AGENCJA GAZETA/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Spanish fan reacts during the Euro 2012 soccer match played by Spain's team against Italy at the fan zone in Gdansk. PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

An Ireland's fan reacts during their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Croatia in Poznan. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

France soccer fans pose in front of the Donbass Arena stadium in Donetsk. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

British soccer fan with tattooed face drinks beer in the centre of Donetsk. VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

England soccer fans shout slogans as they party in the centre of Donetsk. VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

France's soccer fans cheer during the Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against England at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

England's soccer fan cheers during the Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. NIGEL RODDIS/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

England soccer fans with painted face smile during Euro 2012 soccer match between France and England at the Euro 2012 fan zone in Donetsk. VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Sweden's soccer fans with painted bodies cheer before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against Ukraine at the Olympic stadium in Kiev. GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Sweden's fans cheer before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against Ukraine at Olympic Stadium in Kyiv. GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Greece soccer fan smiles before start of Euro 2012 soccer match against Czech Republic in Wroclaw. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Czech Republic's soccer team fan with her face painted cheers before start of the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece at City stadium in Wroclaw. SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Greece soccer fan wearing Spartan helmet waits for start of Euro 2012 soccer match against Czech Republic in Wroclaw. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Greece soccer fans cheers as wait for start of Euro 2012 soccer match against Czech Republic in Wroclaw. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Greece soccer fan cheers before the start of the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Czech Republic at city stadium in Wroclaw. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Russian soccer fan waves Russian flag as they march to the National Stadium in Warsaw. JERZY DUDEK/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Poland soccer fan waits for start of Euro 2012 soccer match between Poland and Russia in Warsaw . KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Poland soccer fans cheer before the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Russia at national stadium in Warsaw. PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Russia's soccer fan cheers during the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Poland at national stadium in Warsaw. PAWEL ULATOWSKI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Denmark's soccer fan with his face painted in national colors smiles in Lviv. GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Denmark soccer fans drink beer and sing in Lviv. GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Denmark soccer fan with his face painted in national colors smiles in Lviv. GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Denmark soccer fans smile ahead of the Euro 2012 match between Denmark and Portugal in Lviv. GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Portugal supporter is pictured before their Euro 2012 Group B soccer match against Denmark at the new stadium in Lviv. DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Denmark's soccer fans with their faces painted in national colors smile before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Portugal at the New Lviv stadium in Lviv. ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A soccer fan with mask in Portugal national colors and Denmark flag waits before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match between Denmark and Portugal at the New Lviv stadium in Lviv. MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A soccer fan with Portugal and Denmark national flags painted on her face is pictured before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match in Lviv. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Portugal and Denmark soccer fans cheer before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match in Lviv. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Germany fan cheers before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match in Kharkiv. THOMAS BOHLEN/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Germany fan cheers before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match in Kharkiv. THOMAS BOHLEN/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' fan cheers before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Germany at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' fan is pictured before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Germany at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' fans cheer before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Germany at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv. FELIX ORDONEZ/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' fans cheer before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Germany at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv. FELIX ORDONEZ/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' fans are pictured before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Germany at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv. FELIX ORDONEZ/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Germany fan cheers before their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Netherlands in Kharkiv. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' fan reacts at the end of their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Germany at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Supporter reacts after Germany conceded a goal as she watches public screening of Euro 2012 soccer match between Germany and Netherlands at Fan Mile in Berlin. THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Croatian soccer fan poses for a picture in downtown Poznan. TONY GENTILE/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Croatian supporters cheer their national team before the Euro 2012 soccer match between Italy and Croatia at Old Market in Poznan. KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Italy's fans cheer before their game against Croatia at the Group C Euro 2012 soccer match at city stadium in Poznan. SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Croatian fan with her face painted in national colours is pictured before their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Italy at the city stadium in Poznan. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Croatian fan with her face painted in national colours is pictured before their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Italy at the city stadium in Poznan. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Croatian fan with her face painted in national colours is pictured before their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Italy at the city stadium in Poznan. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A soccer fan react as she watches the Euro 2012 soccer match between Croatia and Italy in the fan zone in Kiev. ANATOLII STEPANOV/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

An Ireland's fan cheers before the start of their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Spain at the PGE Arena stadium in Gdansk. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ireland's fans react during their Group C Euro 2012 soccer match against Spain at the PGE Arena stadium in Gdansk. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Sweden soccer fans are seen in Euro 2012 fan zone in central in Kiev. GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ukraine's soccer fan waits in front of Donbass Arena before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at in Donetsk. YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ukrainian soccer fan waits in front of Donbass Arena before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at in Donetsk. YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Sweden fans wait for the start of their team's Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against England at the Olympic stadium in Kiev. MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ukrainian soccer fan waits in front of Donbass Arena before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at in Donetsk. YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ukrainian soccer fan cheers before the Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Netherlands' fans react at the end of their Group B Euro 2012 soccer match against Germany at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv . ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ukrainian soccer fan cheers before the Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ukrainian soccer fan smiles as she waits for the start of the Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Fan of France cheers before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against Ukraine at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Fan of Ukraine cheers before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Ukrainian soccer fan cheers before Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Fan of France is pictured before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against Ukraine at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

A Croatian supporter looks on before the Euro 2012 soccer match between Italy and Croatia at Old Market in Poznan. KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Fan of Ukraine strikes a Superman pose before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

An Ukraine's fan cheers before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against France at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Fans of France kiss before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against Ukraine at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

An England fan makes a face before the start of his team's Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against Sweden at the Olympic stadium in Kiev. DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Sweden soccer fans cheer before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against England at the Olympic stadium in Kiev. MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Swedish soccer fan with painted body in national flag colours cheers before their Group D Euro 2012 soccer match against England at the Olympic stadium in Kiev. NIGEL RODDIS/REUTERS

Euro 2012: The Fans

Poland soccer fans wait for the start of the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match between Poland and Russia at the National stadium in Warsaw June 12, 2012. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Jun 16, 2012