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UEFA Euro 2024, Germany: Which Teams Have Already Qualified For Summer Competition?

All but three of the 24 slots for the UEFA Euro 2024 have been filled after the international break of Novembers 2023. Among the notable qualifiers are England, Italy, France, and Spain, who will learn their tournament groups before the summer break from club football

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Twenty-one of the 53 participating UEFA-affiliated members have confirmed their berths for the upcoming European Championship, with 12 more set to battle it out via playoffs for the remaining three spots. UEFA Euro 2024 will kick off during the summer break from club football in Germany with 24 of Europe's best national teams contesting for the crown. (Football News)

Germany, by virtue of their position as the hosts, qualified for the competition directly. Meanwhile, after several rouns of matches, Belgium, Portugal, France, England, Spain, Hungary, Turkey, Albania, Denmark, and Romania joined Germany in the pot as winners of their respective groups. Reigning European champions Italy, who suffered from the ignominy of missing out on their second successive FIFA World Cup in December 2022, managed to sneak over the threshold at the expense of Ukraine; Slovenia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Serbia, Switzerland, Slovakia, Austria, and Scotland made it through by finishing second in their groups. 

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Following the conclusion of the qualifying group stage, 12 more teams will contest for three remaining spots in the final tournament. Those twelve - Poland, Wales, Ukraine, Iceland, Finland, Estonia, Israel, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Greece, Luxembourg, and Kazakhstan - will be drawn into three groups of four, with each group playing out a knockout style mini-tournament and the winner progressing to the UEFA Euro finals. 

With the draw for the group stage scheduled to take place on December 2, 2023, here are how the 21 qualified teams - and the three in waiting - stack up according to their respective pots (each of the six finals group will have one team from each pot): 

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Pot 1: Germany (hosts), Portugal, France, Spain, Belgium, England

Pot 2: Hungary, Türkiye, Romania, Denmark, Albania, Austria

Pot 3: Netherlands, Scotland, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czechia

Pot 4: Italy, Serbia, Switzerland, Play-off winner A, Play-off winner B, Play-off winner C

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