• 74% of LiveScore users believe that Jude Bellingham will win the Ballon d’Or after Euro success 
  • Just under half of England fans (47%) believe that this will finally be the Euro tournament that England triumphs in 
  • Manchester United star Kobbie Mainoo predicted by fans as the breakout star of the tournament 
  • Even if Southgate brought football home, over half of England fans still think he wouldn’t be England’s greatest manager of all time 

As we gear up for UEFA Euro 2024 in Germany this summer, a recent survey has revealed some intriguing insights into the expectations of fans, with almost half (47%) of England football fans believing that the Three Lions will win the tournament. 

During their potential journey to lift the trophy, Harry Kane is forecast to bag the goals, with 29% of surveyed fans predicting that he will win the Golden Boot, behind only Kylian Mbappé (33%). Despite that, 46% of England fans regard their captain as the best striker at the tournament. 

An impressive 74% of fans believe that Jude Bellingham’s performances in the Euros will help him win the Ballon d’Or. He also clinched the title of best-attacking midfielder at the tournament with 37% of the votes, surpassing Belgium and Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne (35%)

Moreover, 19-year-old Kobbie Mainoo is predicted to emerge as the breakout star of the tournament (29%). 

The survey, commissioned by LiveScore, one of the world’s leading real-time score and sport update brands, asked over 2000 fans for their opinions on various aspects of the upcoming Euro 2024 tournament. The results revealed that most fans are convinced that England will emerge victorious (36%). 

Nearly half of all fans (45%) believe that England has the strongest squad heading into the tournament. despite being voted most likely of the powerhouse nations to falter at the group stages (17%)

It seems that Gareth Southgate is struggling to win over all fans, as even if he leads England to victory, 56% of fans would not consider him England’s best-ever manager. 

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