All you need to know about EURO 2024

EURO 2024 has officially kicked off in Germany. Join Betfury to take a look at some of the information you need to know about this most attractive football tournament in Europe.

What is EURO?

The European Football Championship (UEFA European Football Championship), commonly known as UEFA EURO or EURO, is an international football tournament for the men’s national teams of members of the European Football Federation (EU). UEFA), aimed at determining the continental champions of Europe

The tournament has usually been held every four years since 1960, except for the 2020 edition which was held in 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.

Scheduled in even years between World Cup tournaments, it was initially known as the European Nations Cup, and was changed to its current name in 1968. Starting with the 1996 tournament, the championships specifically commonly known as “UEFA EURO”.

To participate in EURO, teams from UEFA member countries must go through qualifying rounds to gain the right to attend the final round. The EURO finals consist of matches that take place over a period of about a month, usually during the summer. Held in one or more host countries, the tournament attracts great attention from audiences around the world and brings exciting and exciting matches between top European teams.

When does EURO 2024 take place? Which country is the host?

EURO 2024 will be the 17th time the tournament is held. The host country hosting the EURO 2024 tournament is Germany. This is the third time Europe’s top tournament at the national team level has been held here.

EURO 2024 – the 2024 European Football Championship takes place from June 14 to July 14 this year, lasting for 1 month.

The opening match of EURO 2024 will take place at 02:00 on June 15 at Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. This match witnessed the confrontation between the home team Germany and the Scottish team. The final match of the tournament will be held at 02:00 on July 15 (Vietnam time) at Olympiastadion stadium.

EURO 2024 match schedule

Group stage: June 15 – June 26, 2024

Round of 1/8: June 30 – July 1, 2024

Quarterfinals: July 5 – July 6, 2024

Semi-finals: July 9 – July 10, 2024

Final: July 15, 2024

Detailed EURO 2024 match schedule

How many teams will participate in EURO 2024?

At this year’s EURO finals, a total of 24 national teams from across Europe participated in the competition. In particular, Germany, as the host country, will automatically participate in Group A.

This is the 14th consecutive time Germany (West Germany) has appeared at the EURO finals since 1972. Previously, the German team was crowned champion three times, in 1972, 1980 and 1996.

List of teams participating in the EURO 2024 finals:

Group A: Germany, Scotland, Switzerland, Hungary

Group B: Spain, Croatia, Italy, Albania

Group C: Slovenia, Denmark, England, Serbia

Group D: Poland, Netherlands, France, Austria

Group E: Belgium, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania

Group F: Türkiye, Georgia, Czech Republic, Portugal

The 5 most outstanding talented players at Euro 2024

The 5 most outstanding talented players

Bet Fury has selected the 5 most prominent football stars at Euro 2024 this summer.

Jude Bellingham (UK)

Jude Bellingham’s impressive first season at Real Madrid quickly turned the English attacking midfielder into one of the most sought-after players in European football. He scored 18 goals, helping the club win the La Liga title and reach the Champions League final.

In addition to convincing scoring statistics, this 20-year-old midfielder also conquers fans with his desire to win and leadership qualities. Bellingham will certainly want to develop his talent to help England win the title.

Kylian Mbappé (France)

Famous for his skillful dribbling, speed and finishing ability, Kylian Mbappé has been one of the top players for the French team in recent years. The 25-year-old enters Euro 2024 after a fantastic final season with Paris Saint-Germain, scoring 44 goals in all competitions.

With Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo gradually reaching the end of their careers, Euro 2024 is the ideal opportunity for Mbappé to send the message that he is ready to become the next greatest player in the world by leading the team. national team to the European championship.

Phil Foden (UK)

19 goals and 8 assists contributed greatly to Manchester City’s championship, Phil Foden himself was also honored as the Best Player in the Premier League for the 2023 – 2024 season.

The 23-year-old impressed as an attacking midfielder while playing for the club. If England coach Gareth Southgate puts him in a similar position instead of out wide, Foden could become a threat to opponents.

England reached the Euro 2021 final but lost to Italy on penalties. Foden could be the additional weapon the Three Lions need to win the championship for the first time.

Lamine Yamal (Spain)

Only 16 years old this year, Lamine Yamal has set many extraordinary records: Barcelona’s youngest scorer, La Liga’s youngest scorer in history and Spain’s youngest scorer. . His explosive playing style and unique scoring ability make this prodigy one of the best options in attack that the national team will have when participating in Euro 2024.

Spain and host Germany both have won the Euro 3 times, Lamal is facing the opportunity to put Spain ahead with a fourth trophy.

Kenan Yildiz (Türkiye)

Kenan Yildiz helped coach Max Allegri’s Juventus club, which is naturally defensive, score more goals than expected. His appearance motivated fellow striker Dusan Vlahovic and the full-backs to improve their performance, giving them space to deploy the ball.

The 18-year-old scored his first goal for the Turkish national team last November. Euro 2024 is an opportunity for him to return to his birthplace, the German city of Regensburg.

Top stars at EURO 2024

Kylian Mbappé, Jude Bellingham, Harry Kane, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kevin De Bruyne, Virgil van Dijk are the top stars at the EURO 2024 finals.

As captain, Mbappé is expected to lead France to victory in Germany this summer. In addition to Mbappé, France also possesses world-class talent in every position, Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele, Aurelian Tchouameni, Ibrahima Konate, William Saliba, Benjamin Pavard, and Randal Kolo Muani.

In addition to France, England is also the team that owns many notable stars at EURO 2024. In addition to the world’s top midfielder Jude Bellingham, coach Gareth Southgate also has Harry Kane, Bukayo Saka, and Declan Rice.

Portugal, another championship candidate, is also a team with many excellent names. In addition to 39-year-old superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, they also have a series of names playing in the Premier League such as Bruno Fernandes (Man Utd), Rúben Dias (Man City), Diogo Jota (Liverpool), Bernardo Silva (Man City).

In addition to the above stars, EURO 2024 is excitedly waiting for the performances of Romelu Lukaku, Mainoo, Luka Modrić, Kevin De Bruyne….

Albart’s mission is to inspire the young generation to love football and sports

EURO 2024 mascot

Host Germany has officially launched the EURO 2024 mascot. It is a teddy bear wearing a football outfit, named Albart.

Albart’s mission is to inspire the young generation to love football and sports. With a bright smile and colorful kit, Albart visited schools, instilling a passion for football and encouraging an active lifestyle for children.

Ticket prices for EURO 2024

The cheapest ticket price is 30 euros. There are more than a million tickets for less than 60 euros.

Exact ticket prices, including entry options and promotional packages, will be announced by UEFA at the appropriate time.

Ticket prices are expected to increase for matches in the knockout rounds. In the 2021 EURO final at Wembley, a ticket to watch the match was up to 945 euros.

Official song EURO 2024

The official song of EURO 2024 is called “FIRE” with a cheerful melody that is considered to fully convey the passion and burning spirit of both players and football fans.

Participating in composing songs for Euro 2024 include Italian electronic music group MEDUZA, Grammy Award-nominated American band OneRepublic and German singer-songwriter Leony.

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