Just days after his previous job has ended with a 3-2 defeat to Arsenal in the Premiership, newly named England manager Roy Hodgson is thick into his new job.
Earlier Wednesday, he announced the composition of his 23-man squad for the Euro 2012, as well as five additional players on standby.
The team will be composed of the following:
Robert Green (West Ham United), Joe Hart (Manchester City), John Ruddy (Norwich City).
Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City), John Terry (Chelsea).
Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Scott Parker (Tottenham Hotspur), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Ashley Young (Manchester United).
Andy Carroll (Liverpool), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Daniel Welbeck (Manchester United), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur).
Joining them on standby are Jack Butland (Birmingham City), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Johnson (Manchester City), Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea).
Gerrard will be wearing the captain's armband for the Three Lions. while it will be the first call-up for Ruddy and Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Interesting omissions to the side include defender Rio Ferdinand and midfielder Michael Carrick of Manchester United, Manchester City right back Michael Richards and Stoke City striker Peter Crouch.
England will be playing Norway in Oslo on May 26, then host Belgium at Wembley on June 2nd before they begin their quest for the Euro Title on June 11 against France.