Euro 2016: Souness picks his best all time Northern Ireland XI

Ballymena United supporters who made the trip to France.
Ballymena United supporters who made the trip to France.

The UEFA Euro 2016 tournament gathers pace and with Northern Ireland’s crucial second group match against Ukraine in Lyon this evening.

Carlsberg ambassador and Liverpool legend, Graeme Souness was put to the test to choose his all-time best XI Northern Irish team.

Souness admits he is looking forward to what he believes will be one of the best European Championships to date with both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland competing in the same tournament for the first ever time.

“It’s a wonderful occasion to be involved in a major finals. It’s Northern Ireland’s first time at a European Championship so it’s one to cherish with up to 25,000 Northern Ireland fans converging on France throughout the tournament.”