All-New UEFA Nations League League Phase Draw + Trophy and Music Revealed

The inaugural UEFA Nations League draw was made in Lausanne today. World champions Germany will face France and the Netherlands, while Italy and Poland await EURO holders Portugal. Find out all about the UEFA Nations League format on UEFA's website.

UEFA Nations League - League Phase Draw

The UEFA Nations League trophy has been also revealed at the 2018/19 League Phase draw in Lausanne. The trophy is inspired by the UEFA Nations League logo, a first for a UEFA competition.

UEFA Nations League Trophy

The flag that represents all 55 UEFA national associations competing within the promotion/relegation format is elegantly wrapped around a flag pole. The trophy is entirely made of sterling silver that on the inside carries the competition colours. The reflection of these colours on the silver surface is one of the characteristics that make this trophy unique.

UEFA Nations League logo

"The first thing we wanted was for people to start thinking what this trophy represented – the pinnacle of a nation, the raising of a flag," said Hélder Pombinho, creative director of the brand agency responsible for the trophy. "When we see this trophy being raised, that's what we imagine, as if we were watching the flags of all the nations being raised, as the high point of winning this tournament."

Close-up pictures of the UEFA Nations League trophy

The trophy weighs in at 7.5kg and is 71cm tall; it will be lifted by its first winners in June 2019.

The UEFA Nations League anthem has also been launched. It is a bespoke composition that reflects the energy and the drive behind the tournament's branding which looks to emphasise that every game counts.

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