When one door closes, another opens.
That’s how some players in the England, Scotland and Wales squads must be seeing this year’s delayed Euros tournament.
Because while we were all disappointed not to be watching our national teams last summer, some players were handed an extra 12 months to play their way into their managers’ plans.
It turns out a year is a long time in football – because these squads are more different than you might think.
Step forward the likes of Phil Foden, Billy Gilmour and Joe Allen.