At first there were 24, and now we are down to seven, after the quarter final stages got under way at Euro 2016.
The England manager situation continued to make headlines today as Gareth Southgate ruled himself out of the running to be the next manager of the eliminated side.
Spain manager Vicente deal Bosque also confirmed his intention to step down as the Spain coach.
Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen will miss the rest of the tournament after suffering ankle ligament damage in training.
Portugal 1-1 Poland (Portugal win 5-3 on penalties)
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski opened his account for the tournament and opened the scoring in the first quarter final, but it was to no avail as his new Bayern Munich teammate Renato Sanches levelled the scores before the break. There were to be no more goals during normal, or extra time, meaning the teams went into the dreaded penalty shootout. The scores were 4-3 to Portugal when, Jakub Blaszcykowski’s spot kick was saved by Rui Patricio. Ricardo Quaresma settled the match to send Portugal through to the semi final.
Wales v Belgium (20:00)