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Szoboszlai Among Kicker’s Most Notable Footballers to Miss Out on EURO 2020 List

Tamás Vaski 2021.06.08.

The 2020 UEFA EURO Football Championship is set to begin on Friday, and the biggest names in European football who will be missing out on the championship have been listed by German sport magazine Kicker. Unfortunately, the Hungarian prodigy Dominik Szoboszlai is among them.

Kicker shared sixteen notable players who will be missing out on the championship, describing Szoboszlai as “The Hungarian hope,” who unfortunately has not been able to step on the field for RB Leipzig since the winter due to a groin injury.

Prodigy Dominik Szoboszlai to Miss out on Upcoming EURO
Prodigy Dominik Szoboszlai to Miss out on Upcoming EURO

After having fought an injury for half a year now, Hungary’s biggest football talent and star Dominik Szoboszlai will unfortunately miss out on the upcoming European Championships. Coach Marco Rossi announced his final, 26-strong squad yesterday. “He is not in a good shape. Not even in a state to play a few minutes. As my […]Continue reading

Hungary already faces some of Europe’s best teams in Group F: Germany, France, and Portugal. Germany’s Marc-André ter Stegen and Marco Reus will be missing out on the championship, as well as Anthony Martial and Ferland Mendy from France.

Those who are not among Hungary’s Group F opponents, but will be missing out due to injuries, coronavirus infections, or other reasons, include Jasper Cillessen and Virgil van Dijk from the Netherlands, and Sergio Ramos, Daniel Carvajal, and Ansu Fati from Spain.

From England, Joe Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold can be found on the list as well, but Mason Greenwood has allegedly decided not to take part. Finally, Nicolo Zaniolo from Italy and Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Sweden can be found Kicker’s list as well.

One Week Until EURO Kick-off: What Are Hungary's Chances in the Toughest Group?
One Week Until EURO Kick-off: What Are Hungary's Chances in the Toughest Group?

There is only one week to go until the kick-off of the European Championships, co-hosted by Budapest. The Hungarian national team, after winning the play-offs, found itself in the death group with recent world champions France, previous world champions Germany, and defending European champion Portugal. However, the president of the Hungarian Football Federation is optimistic, […]Continue reading

Hungary’s first game is set to take place next Tuesday against Portugal at 18:00 CET in Budapest. Despite the absence of Szoboszlai, the President of the Hungarian Football Federation, Sándor Csányi, is optimistic in Hungary’s performance, saying that the team has evolved since its last game against Portugal in 2016.

Featured photo illustration by MTI/EPA/Christian Brun