Barcelona’s Puyol May Miss Euro 2012, Delaying 100th Spain Game

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol may miss soccer’s 2012 European Championship for defending champion Spain because he requires knee surgery.

The 34-year-old, who has played 99 times for Spain, faces a six-week layoff, Barcelona said on its website. Spain opens Euro 2012 with a June 10 game against Italy in Gdansk, Poland.

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