Low replied with a straight bat, saying those finals would remain “a fantastic tournament for us, no doubt about that” before avoiding being drawn into discussing a topic that, here at least, is regarded as being somewhat tired.
For him, there are more pressing matters at hand. Namely, whether Germany can follow up their World Cup success two years ago with glory at Euro 2016? He is looking for some answers from tonight’s friendly with England in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium.
“It is a prestigious game,” said Low, whose side go on to face Italy next week in another high-profile contest. “We are going to try things out, maybe from the beginning, I want to use this game and get some new insight.
“The result isn’t that important, but these are the only two matches before we pick our squad.