THE World Cup in Qatar is drawing to its close.
Argentina and France will contest the huge final, which means that soon all eyes will turn to Euro 2024 in just EIGHTEEN months.
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And this time round the big tournament will be back to getting underway in the summer months.
When is Euro 2024, and where is it being held?
Euro 2024 will be taking place in Germany.
The tournament will start on June 14, 2024 and run until the final on July 14.
The final will be held in Berlin.
What is happening in qualifying?
England will battle Euro 2020 nemeses Italy to qualify for Euro 2024.
The Three Lions, who were in Pot 2 following their Nations League relegation, were pitted in Group C.
That sees them go up against Roberto Mancini’s Azzurri as their toughest opponent in a repeat of last year’s final which England lost on penalties.
England will also face Ukraine, arguably the strongest team from Pot 3.
And their group was completed by Malta and North Macedonia, who famously ended Italy’s bid to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar.
Gareth Southgate’s side know if they finish in the top two of their group, they will guarantee their spot at the 24-team Euro 2024.
Elsewhere, Scotland were put into Group A with Spain, Georgia and Cyprus but will surely be tussling with Erling Haaland’s Norway to qualify.
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