Saturday 21 April 2018

Robbie Keane makes it onto list of most anticipated players for Euro 2016

Robbie Keane is the
Robbie Keane is the "'39th most anticipated player" to go to the Euros

Harry Clarke

He may not be a guaranteed starter anymore, but Ireland's record goal scorer Robbie Keane has made it into the top 50 most exciting players for Euro 2016.

French website is currently running their 'top 50 most anticipated players of the competition' and Keane makes it to position 39, beating the likes of Manchester United's Anthony Martial, Thibaut Courtois, William Carvalho and Aaron Ramsey.

The website describes the Tallaght man as "the figurehead of the Irish selection" and also bring up "the hand of Henry" - a night "everyone remembers the role Keane played".

Here is the list so far:

50 : Anthony Martial (France).

49: William Carvalho (Portugal)

48: Ricardo Rodriguez (Switzerland)

47: John Guidetti (Sweden)

46 : Nicolae Stanciu (Romania)

45 : Joao Moutinho (Portugal)

44 : Aaron Ramsey (Wales)

43 : Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)

42: Bernardo Silva (Portugal)

41 : Gabor Kiraly (Hungary)

40 : Thibaut Courtois (Belgium)

39 : Robbie Keane (Ireland)

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