By Max De Luca
With Euro 2012 just around the corner, our friends at Hyundai have unveiled their ambassadors' pledges for the summer showpiece in Poland and Ukraine.
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Spain captain Iker Casillas has pledged to "give away my goalkeeping gloves to one lucky Hyundai fan" if La Roja successfully defend their title, while Germany attacker Lukas Podolski, who was part of the squad that fell to the Iberian nation in the 2008 final, has promised to "show off my basketball skills" if the Mannschaft emerge victorious.
England forward Daniel Sturridge has pledged to "challenge one lucky Hyundai fan to a game of table tennis" if the Three Lions conquer Europe, and Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi has vowed to "pray everyday and cheer his hardest for the team". Meanwhile, France forward Karim Benzema has pledged to "take all of my team-mates out for dinner" if les Bleus win the tournament.
With this is mind Goal.com takes a light-hearted look at what pledges the stars of Euro 2012 should make.
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|Ribery: I pledge to refrain from slapping my team-mates
Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes invoked the code of omerta that is prevalent in many sporting dressing rooms when asked about the incident but this is not the first time Ribery has made the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
He was suspended three games by the French Football Federation for his role in the revolt against coach Raymond Domenech at the 2010 World Cup, which effectively derailed les Bleus' hopes of making an extended run in the tournament.
|Rooney: I pledge not to get sent off
Wayne Rooney will already miss the first two games of England's Euro 2012 campaign after receiving his marching orders in the last qualifier against Montenegro for kicking out at Miodrag Dzudovic.
It wasn't his first foolish red card for the Three Lions, nor will it be his last in all likelihood, after a similar rush of blood against Portugal's Ricardo Carvalho in the 2006 World Cup.
England will already be under the microscope and can ill afford to have their star striker lose his temper once again under the glare of the international spotlight when he returns from his ban.
|Robben: I pledge to practice my penalties
To say it's been a bad six weeks for Arjen Robben would be a gross understatement. First the Dutchman missed a last-minute penalty against Dortmund to all but hand Dortmund their second consecutive Bundesliga title.
Then he blew another spot kick in the Champions League final against Chelsea in extra-time as the Bavarians went on to lose in front of their home fans in a penalty shootout. The icing on the cake came when he was jeered by Bayern supporters in the recent friendly against Netherlands.
In addition to regaining his confidence from 12-yards out he may also want to brush up on his one-on-ones to atone for his crucial miss against Spain in the 2010 World Cup final.
|Ibrahimovic: I pledge to cut off my ponytail
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has the reputation of a mercenary in some quarters having played for Juventus, Inter and AC Milan.
The unapologetic Swede sported a ponytail this season which made him resemble a conniving street magician straight out of the movie 'The Prestige'.
The Swedish faithful will be hoping 'Ibracadabra' can conjure up some magic and lead Erik Hamren's men to their first ever European Championship title.
|Cristiano Ronaldo: I pledge not to cry
Cristiano Ronaldo has won titles in England and Spain, hoisted the Champions League and took home the Ballon d'Or but he can't seem to replicate his club success in the international arena.
Who will forget the images of a teenage Ronaldo sobbing uncontrollably after Portugal fell to Greece in the Euro 2004 final on home soil?
While the Real Madrid man is no Luca Brasi, Portugal fans will be hoping Ronaldo remembers his man card when the Seleccao travel to Poland and Ukraine in June.
|Klasnic: I pledge to wait until the final whistle to celebrate
Croatian fans who have not repressed the memories of the Euro 2008 quarter-final against Turkey will likely be forever haunted by what transpired in the waning moments of that match.
Ivan Klasnic's header in the final minute of extra-time sparked wild celebrations among the Croats, who were sure they had clinched a place in the semi-finals. Coach Slaven Bilic even joined in the fray, sprinting from the touchline to embrace his charges.
However, their jubilation soon turned to dismay when Turkey took the ball down after the restart and immediately scored the equaliser before winning on penalties.
|Balotelli: I pledge to stay away from fireworks
The enigmatic striker has attained cult-hero status in England after a series of incidents both on and off the pitch since joining Manchester City from Inter in 2010, including an episode last October when he accidentally set fire to his bathroom following an impromptu fireworks display.
However, he has promised Italy coach Cesare Prandelli that he will curb his antics and be on his best behaviour at the European Championship.
While Balotelli has the talent to fire Italy to the Euro 2012 title, he should be kept away from any celebratory explosives and other flammable objects at all costs.
|Ramos: I pledge to keep a firm hold on the trophy
Sergio Ramos is no stranger to winning titles as he's celebrated his fair share of triumphs with Spain and Real Madrid during his career.
You would figure that someone who is accustomed to raucous all-night celebrations would also be fairly proficient at hoisting trophies over his head, yet somehow Ramos let the 2011 Copa del Rey slip from his hands and on to the ground where the open top bus proceeded to run over the cup. Needless to say, the video of the mishap went viral instantly.
Following the injury to Carles Puyol, the Real Madrid man will need to be at his best during the festivities in Poland and Ukraine if Spain hope to keep a firm grip on the Henri Delaunay trophy in more ways than one.
| Lahm: I pledge not to write a book about Euro 2012
Philipp Lahm has made 85 appearances with Germany but does not have an international trophy to show for his efforts.
The Bayern captain released his autobiography called 'The Subtle Difference - How to Become a Top Footballer Today' in 2011 where he criticises some of his former coaches especially Rudi Voller, who was in charge of the nation's disastrous Euro 2004 campaign.
Germany are one of the favourites for Euro 2012 glory and Lahm must feel that it's finally his time for international glory after a series of near misses, but coach Joachim Low will be hoping his captain doesn't feel the need to share every detail with the rest of the world.
| Agger: I pledge to get another tattoo
Tattoo aficionados around the world will likely approve of the artwork that adorns the upper body of Daniel Agger, who will captain Denmark at the European Championship.
The Danes shocked the continent by winning the 1992 edition of the tournament and the 27-year-old defender will be hoping to lead the Scandinavian country to another fairytale ending.
If that scenario comes to fruition then surely another tattoo to mark the triumph will be in order ... if he can find room of course.
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