BR - The European Championships, now underway in Poland and Ukraine, are a thing of beauty.
Or, were a thing of beauty.
This year's tournament will be the last time that 16 teams will contest the finals. Michel Platini seems to think tinkering with a tried and tested formula that works extremely well is a good idea.
In France 2016 there will be 24 teams in the finals of the competition, opening to the flood gates to a wave of mediocrity .