But the real drama came in Group F, where Portugal, Germany and France were all drawn together in the ultimate group of death. "It is the worst possibility we could catch".
Like Germany, Italy will also have the advantage of playing all their group games at home.
France face a major hurdle if they are to add the European Championship to their World Cup crown after being drawn with former world champions Germany and reigning European champions Portugal. Switzerland are a great team, Wales can be the surprise and Turkey are full of good youngsters.
On this occasion, the highly-anticipated Euro 2020 tournament will be played all over Europe to celebrate its 60th anniversary, with 24 nations split into the following six groups of four. Budapest is also being used for a game in Group F, which will be completed by a playoff victor.
However, should England win their group they will have to play the runners-up from Group F, setting up a possible clash with Germany, France or Portugal in the last 16.
Under the complex rules, all host nations will play their three group games at home until there are two hosts in the same group, in which case a draw decides where they meet.
They have been given a temporary pass to play with the big boys, but it can be easily revoked. "They can put their feet up for Christmas. We will take on whoever that comes".
That section will be completed by the team to emerge victorious from Path C in the play-offs, between Serbia, Norway, Israel and Scotland.
Rome's Stadio Olimpico will host the opening match on June 12, which will be Turkey vs Italy while England's national stadium Wembley will stage both semi-finals and the final.
It was the Euro 2020 draw on Saturday evening, and as always, it threw up plenty of talking points for the Twitter family to debate. Instead, Belgium will have to open against Russian Federation in St Petersburg and play Denmark in Copenhagen.
Spain only know two of their three opponents for the summer, with it as yet unclear who will join the group out of Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Slovakia or the Republic of Ireland.
"And Ukraine, thanks to their results, are in pot one, and everybody accepts it because once again we have clear rules". "So we've got to make sure we get the balance of that right".
Spain have all three games at home in Bilbao, and open in Group E against Sweden on June 15, then Poland and a playoff victor. Romania would switch into Netherlands group for the victor of Playoff D.