Everything You Need To Know Before UEFA EURO 2020

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The 2020 UEFA European football championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2020, is scheduled to be the 16th UEFA European Championship. It is set to be the quadrennial international men’s football championship of Europe organised by UEFA. The tournament, to be held in 11 cities in 11 UEFA countries, was originally scheduled from 12th June to 12th July, 2020. The tournament was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe and rescheduled for 11th June to 11th July 2021. 


The matches are going to be held in the Wembley stadium, Stadio Olimpico, Olympic stadium, Krestovsky stadium, La Cartuja, Arena Nationale and Johan Cruyff Arena.

Our Top 4 To Win the Euros

Our favourites to win the Euros. Great attacking options. Winners of 2018 FIFA World CUP.
Key players: Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, Hugo Lloris.


Great overall squad depth with a lot of creativity in midfield. Winners of EUROS 2016. Their team is expected to outdo themselves this season at the Euro 2020.
Key players: Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Ruben Dias.


The team with the overall best squad depth. Have a number of quality players all across the field.
Key players: Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Mason Mount.


Their last tournament under manager Joachim Löw. A number of versatile players selected in the squad. Winners of 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Key players: Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer, Leroy Sane.

Top 10 Players
The top players to keep an eye out for are…
  1. Kylian Mbappe (France)
    Already considered one of the most deadly strikers, he has had 38 goals in 46 matches of major competitions (for club and country) and a World Cup at 18.
  2. Karim Benzema (France)
    A long awaited call up comes for the seasoned and vital  Madrid striker who has 30 goals and 11 assists in 34 club matches.
  3. Thomas Mulller (Germany)
    One of the deadliest players from Germany’s WC winning squad. With 13 goals and 19 assists for Bayern in major competitions. His call up was not as surprising as his absence from their 2018 WC Squad.
  4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
    Having proven himself to be the MVP in any team he plays for, Ronaldo has 33 goals in 39 matches in major competitions for Juventus. He is also the core of Portugal’s team and got them the Euros 2016.
  5. Bruno Fernandes (Portugal)
    Since his exit from Sporting CP, he has been vital for his new club Man Utd with 27 goals and 17 assists in 51 matches in major competitions. He also put in impressive numbers for his country.
  6. Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium)
    Leading his team to its first UCL Final he’s proven himself as a leader and top player. Scoring 4 goals and bagging 6 assists in 6 matches for the Euro Qualifiers.
  7. Romelu Lukaku (Belgium)
    Bagging 7 goals and 3 assists in 5 matches in Euros qualification and leading his club (Inter Miami)  to their first league win in a decade he is going to be the heart of Belgium’s attack.
  8. Harry Kane (England)
    With 12 goals and 5 assists in only 8 Euro Qualifiers matches and having most goals and assist in the Premier League this season Kane is a necessity for England’s cup hopes. 
  9. Marcus Rashford (England)
    One of Manchester United and England’s most promising wingers Marcus has 19 goals and 9 assists in 49 matches across major competitions for his club, with more to look forward to in the Euro 2020.
  10. Robert Lewandowski (Poland)
    Definitely the best striker of Bundesliga and possibly the world. Lewandowski has broken a historic record of 42 goals in one season previously held by Gerd Müller for 49 years and well-deserving of a Ballon D’or which was cancelled due to the pandemic.
Underrated Players to Watch Out For

1. Jamal Musiala (Germany)
The young attacking midfielder has 7 goals and 1 assist with Bayern Munich this season just at the age of 18 and is regarded as one of the worlds best upcoming talents.

2. Phil Foden (England)
At the mere age of twenty, Foden has had a fantastic season by scoring 16 goals and registering 10 assists across all competitions and is compared to the top players in football despite his young age.

3. Luke Shaw (England)
The 25-year-old Manchester United left-back has arguably been the left-back of the Premier League season after dropping sensational performances throughout the season. 

4. Thomas Soucek (Czech Republic)
The 26-year-old joined West Ham from Slavia Prague on a permanent deal at the start of the 19/20 season. He has scored 10 goals in the premier league which is highly impressive considering he is a defensive midfielder.

5. Gareth Bale (Wales)
The 31-year-old right-winger joined Tottenham Hotspur on a loan deal from Real Madrid for the 20/21 season. He has proved a number of doubters wrong by scoring 16 goals and registering 3 assists in 34 appearances for the club.

So tune in with your spirits and anthems high as you brace yourself for a series of matches that we’ve been waiting for since the initial announcement of Euro 2020. And what better way to celebrate the team spirit than by wearing your loyalty? Buy your favorite team’s jersey now, with customizable options, league varieties and so much more, available pan-India! All at the Kitman Store.

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