The best Euro 2016 jokes ahead of first game in France

World eagerly awaits Stade de France opener.

There were lots of Euro 2016 jokes ahead of the first game in France
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These are all the best of the latest Euro 2016 jokes before the opening game of the tournament in France on Friday night.

Everyone’s getting very excited as they await kick-off at the Stade de France later today to see the hosts take on Romania and we’re looking forward to seeing the entire competition in full swing.

Get in the spirit of things with this selection of the best Euro 2016 jokes ahead of the first game in France:

Paul the Octopus is no more but fear not. Flocke the Penguin is predicting results at #EURO2016pic.twitter.com/3oCYtsoQJw

— FourFourTwo (@FourFourTwo) June 8, 2016

Italians are ready for the #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/d20SKoETUx

— When Sunday Comes (@WSCsm) June 8, 2016

Either way… Whoever you're support this summer…Gotta love this… @Eoghan2FM @eoghanmcdermo #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/zvpD5LReEx

— Triple A (@tripleamedia) June 8, 2016

Chris Smalling. #EnglandLion #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/fF3GAsr1or

— UEFA EURO 2016 (@UEFAEURO) June 9, 2016

#EURO2016 starts tomorrow! I vote we stay in…

— PEAS (@PeasOneDay) June 9, 2016

I really should be too old for pre-tournament nerves over #ita lia. But I'm buzzing like a three-shot espresso drinker. #Euro2016

— Giancarlo Rinaldi (@ginkers) June 9, 2016

We have been training so hard this months to bring you the best memories in your visit to #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/F79T2uEVUM

— Global NuitDebout (@GlobalDebout) June 9, 2016

Ah the buzz is brewing folks. Not long to go! #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/mINDsbLhsv

— TwoTon Murphy® (@TwoTonMurphy) June 8, 2016

When you realise #EURO2016 is just round the corner… pic.twitter.com/SOF6qWIWad

— UEFA EURO 2016 (@UEFAEURO) June 9, 2016

Ouch #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/CRsUSUTsEB

— Unibet Sverige (@Unibet_Sverige) June 9, 2016

Chant for Ross Barkley to the tune of Rhythm is a Dancer #bbcsportsday #playerchants #footballchants #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/9GVLB7Qodf

— Simon Walton (@siwalton91) June 9, 2016

They asked Fatih Terim about stats… Terim replied: 'Statistics are like mini-skirts, they don't reveal everything' #tur #EURO2016

— Turkish-Football.com (@Turkish_Futbol) June 9, 2016

Enjoy #Euro2016, but remember, favouring your national team over others is bigoted and prejudiced. Also xenophobic, far-right, and racist.

— Pat Condell (@patcondell) June 9, 2016

This is the best one so far #Euro2016 #COYBIG pic.twitter.com/mPEaZ9PvH8

— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) June 8, 2016

#Euro2016 starts tomorrow lads! https://t.co/jVdfFwU4Fj

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) June 9, 2016

Dear Partner, #EURO2016 starts tomorrow & continues for a MONTH.Use of the TV remote shall be used 4 football related viewing. Lotsa love ME

— Sir Nigel (@SirNige) June 9, 2016

Wake up! One day to go until #Euro2016! #Ger play Sunday! pic.twitter.com/IOB8BSvgpb

— FC Bayern US (@FCBayernUS) June 9, 2016

Irish flag according to Chloe @5SecondsOfJanoJ pic.twitter.com/22luqT754G

— MEETING KIAN&JC// 11 (@ConnorFtDrew) June 8, 2016

Excitement level for #Euro2016pic.twitter.com/K6bjOIJgGZ

— Raj Lyall (@lyallr) June 9, 2016

A surprise for the wife for when she comes home. I can't wait to see her excited little face #EURO2016 #WALvSLO pic.twitter.com/JLHBhUA7mX

— Mark D Pritchard (@MarkDPritchard) June 9, 2016

Sommer time. #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/NUKMPOLvpG

— UEFA EURO 2016 (@UEFAEURO) June 9, 2016

Do you want to sound smart in a pub, discussing Czech Republic #EURO2016 performances? Study this… pic.twitter.com/V5kaPxxWA6

— Tomas Danicek (@TomDanicek) June 9, 2016

English Hooligan Start Kit #Euro2016 #England pic.twitter.com/ABJGn7kPBW

— Greg (@GregRudder) June 9, 2016


— YNFA (@ynfa_thehub) June 9, 2016

#EURO2016 starts tomorrow pic.twitter.com/BwpMhbciM3

— Chance Palmiter (@Chance_Doe) June 9, 2016

Coatbridge is ready for #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/qC6TVIuvsB

— Tam Selleck (@TamSelleckCSC) June 9, 2016

Irish fans remortgaging their homes to go to #EURO2016 while their local #LOI teams go bust through lack of support from them & @FAIreland

— Glenn Carroll (@GlennCarroll1) June 9, 2016

Hey @UEFAcom. You've been fab to me with wallets, but ol' 2012 is on the last legs. Can I get an upgrade? #Euro2016 pic.twitter.com/4rrx8q98TY

— Ben Small (@benjaminsmall) June 9, 2016

Luka Modric live beneath the Eiffel Tower. #Euro2016  Eat.Sleep.Rave.Repeat. pic.twitter.com/gXMhAkD73F

— FootballFacts101 (@FootballFact101) June 9, 2016

Sarah sounds like a lovely lady #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/y4w5ZjqC56

— Free Bets (@freebetscouk) June 9, 2016

Just one sleep #EURO2016 #Fra pic.twitter.com/2f1wKQI3rQ

— Football Hub (@RealFootballHub) June 9, 2016

Austria v Wales final, 1000-1 #EURO2016 #beatthebookies #guaranteed #nailedon #definite #

— Richard Osman (@richardosman) June 9, 2016