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Euro 2012 fans get chance to lift the trophy

As Euro 2012 looms, Poland fans got a chance to get up close to the tournament trophy, though few expect their team to lift it in the final.

Along with tournament co-hosts Poland and Ukraine, European football's governing body UEFA has organised a five-week trophy tour in cities across the two countries.

Bolted to a car roof, the iconic Henri Delaunay trophy started its trip in the Polish capital Warsaw, escorted by two vintage London buses carrying officials and cheerleaders. Later, it was put on public display.

The Euro 2012 soccer mascots Slavek and Slavko (pictured above) posed with cheerleaders during a presentation of the Euro 2012 trophy in front of the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland.