Between France and Germany, the next-door neighbors boast an absurd collection of the world's best up-and-coming talent, some of whom will be forced into the spotlight as they prepare to play the biggest international match of their young lives.
France has a new generation lead by Paul Pogba that has stolen nearly all the headlines up till now, but with a minor injury crisis on their hands, the spotlight is firmly on Germany's own golden generation to make the step up to the next level.
France boasts an absurd number of quality young players, with their talisman, 23-year-old "Pogboom" leading the way.
Fellow 20-year-old Anthony Martial has had a less-than-stellar Euro 2016, but the impassive attacker's quality is undeniable.
In 2012, Loew had the beginning glimpses of Germany's current framework, with Mesut Ozil, Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels, Thomas Muller, Mario Gotze, and Toni Kroos all beginning to truly find their feet with the national team.