World champions Germany will face Ukraine, Poland and Northern Ireland in Group C at UEFA EURO 2016 in France next summer.

Retired Bundesliga stars and former tournament winners Bixente Lizarazu and Olivier Bierhoff both took part in the draw at the Palais de Congres convention centre in Paris, France, on Saturday.

Road to glory

One of six top seeds in Pot One, Germany will open their campaign against Ukraine in Lille on 12 June 2016. Joachim Löw's side will then face Poland at the Stade de France on 16 June, before taking on Northern Ireland at the Parc des Princes in Paris five days later.

The top two in each of the six groups as well as the four best third-placed sides will advance to the knockout phase, beginning with the Round of 16. The final takes place on 10 July at the Stade de France in Paris.

Tournament pedigree

Germany reached the finals alongside 23 UEFA national teams and hosts France after finishing top of qualifying Group D ahead of Poland and the Republic of Ireland.

With three European Championships to their name (1972, 1980 and 1996), Die Mannschaft are the tournament's joint-most successful team along with defending champions Spain.