UEFA Euro 2012 animated -- using string

For some catching up on UEFA Euro 2012 -- or for a different look at that dramatic competition that's now down to its final four -- look no further than the work of artist/friend of Playbook Richard Swarbrick, who illustrated some of the top plays of the competition with this special animation, using string.

From Robert Lewandowski's opening goal to Andrea Pirlo's cheeky penalty kick against England, there's a lot there. And we're betting there will be more by tournament's end ...