Twitter reacts after Euro 2016 draw, including Gareth Bale and three Tottenham stars

Gareth Bale

The draw for the 2016 European Championships was made on Saturday evening.

The 24 teams who have qualified for next summer's European Championships in 2016 learned their fate on Saturday evening as the draw for the tournament was made.

The competition in France will be keenly-contested affair, with eight more teams added to the tournament compared to the 16-team format in recent years.

Group A sees hosts France go up against Switzerland, Romania and Albania, whilst England were handed a clash with Wales in Group B, alongside Russia and Slovakia.

Group C sees world champions Germany take on Northern Ireland, Poland and Ukraine, with Spain facing Croatia, Czech Republic and Turkey in Group D.

Finally, Group E is seen as the group of death given that Belgium, Italy, Ireland and Sweden will lock horns, and Portugal will be the clear favourites in Group F having been drawn alongside Austria, Hungary and Iceland.

After the groups were drawn, players took to Twitter in order to give their verdict on who they will be facing in France next summer.

Wales stars Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey reacted after being pitted against England, whilst three Tottenham stars - Ben Davies, Jan Vertonghen and Harry Kane - also gave their views on the draw.

Stoke duo Shay Given and Xherdan Shaqiri, Leicester pair Christian Fuchs and Gokhan Inler, Manchester City's Vincent Kompany, Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos and Barcelona's Arda Turan also took to Twitter to post messages to fans after the groups were announced.

Here are the tweets from some of the world's finest players after Saturday's Euro 2016 draw...

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