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Soccer Fans Around the World Follow the Euros

by Felix Richter

When UEFA Euro 2020 (yes, still named 2020) kicks off on Friday at 9:00 PM Central European Time, European soccer fans won’t be the only ones looking forward to a month worth of competition at the elite level.

Since Europe is the epicenter of the soccer/football world, fans from all over the world will tune in when footballing powerhouses France, Germany, Spain, England and other clash in the first pan-European championship played in 11 different cities all across the continent.

As the following chart, based on a survey conducted by Sportfive and Statista, shows, American soccer fans are the least enthusiastic about the upcoming tournament. While European club football, especially the English Premier League, have grown a devoted following across the United States, Americans prefer to have skin in the game when it comes to international competitions.

When UEFA Euro 2020 (yes, still named 2020) kicks off on Friday at 9:00 PM Central European Time, European soccer fans won’t be the only ones looking forward to a month worth of competition at the elite level.

Since Europe is the epicenter of the soccer/football world, fans from all over the world will tune in when footballing powerhouses France, Germany, Spain, England and other clash in the first pan-European championship played in 11 different cities all across the continent.

As the following chart, based on a survey conducted by Sportfive and Statista, shows, American soccer fans are the least enthusiastic about the upcoming tournament. While European club football, especially the English Premier League, have grown a devoted following across the United States, Americans prefer to have skin in the game when it comes to international competitions.

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