Euro 2024 Player of the Tournament Favorites Emerge as Bellingham Shines for England

In the opening match of Euro 2024, England playmaker Jude Bellingham has emerged as the early favorite to win the tournament’s Player of the Year award following his match-winning display against Serbia. The prestigious prize, first awarded in 1996, has previously gone to stars like Matthias Sammer, Zinedine Zidane, and Andres Iniesta.

“Bellingham’s brilliant performance, which included a goal and the man-of-the-match award, has boosted his chances of joining the illustrious list of winners.”

Italy’s Gianluigi Donnarumma was the most recent recipient, claiming the accolade at Euro 2020. Bellingham’s performance has increased his chances of winning the coveted award.

Top Contenders for the Euro 2024 Player of the Tournament Award

According to the latest odds from William Hill, here are the top contenders for the Euro 2024 Player of the Tournament award:

  1. Jude Bellingham (England) – 6/1
  2. Kylian Mbappe (France) – 13/2
  3. Harry Kane (England) – 12/1
  4. Toni Kroos (Germany) – 14/1
  5. Jamal Musiala (Germany) – 14/1
  6. Phil Foden (England) – 14/1
  7. Florian Wirtz (Germany) – 16/1

Bellingham, who recently joined Real Madrid, is among the most talented players in world football and could cap a remarkable year by claiming the individual award. France’s Mbappe, the 2022 World Cup Golden Boot winner, is also heavily fancied, while England captain Kane and German veterans Kroos and Musiala feature prominently.

With the tournament now underway, the race for the Euro 2024 Player of the Year is shaping up to be an enthralling one, with several world-class players vying for the prestigious prize.

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