VTsIOM conducted a survey of Russians on the results of Euro 2020.
“More than half of Russians (60%) watched the European Championship in one way or another, while only 5% regularly watched the broadcasts of matches. A quarter of our compatriots (25%) watched individual matches, and 23% did not watch the matches, but learned about the results from the news. 40% of the Russians surveyed did not follow Euro 2020, 7% did not know about this championship, “the VTsIOM report says.
66% of the study participants supported the Russian national team. The Russians also supported the national teams of Italy (38%), England (14%), Ukraine (13%) and Spain (11%). 9% reported that they did not support any of the national teams.
According to the Russians who participated in the survey, the best players of the tournament were the forward of the Portuguese national team Cristiano Ronaldo (6%), the goalkeeper of the Italian national team Gianluigi Donnarumma (5%) and the forward of the Russian national team Artem Dziuba (4%).
The survey involved 1,600 Russians aged 18 and over. The survey method is a telephone interview.