Euro 2024: Fans React as Top Scorer Award Looking Like Cristiano Ronaldo is Unveiled

Euro 2024: Fans React as Top Scorer Award Looking Like Cristiano Ronaldo is Unveiled

Fred Kennedy
June 11, 2024 at 1:22 PM
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  • Euro 2024 has caused a stir on social media after offering fans a glimpse of the award to be won by the tourney's top scorer
  • The continental showpiece is set to get underway on Friday, June 11, with hosts, Germany, playing Scotland in the opening game
  • New Real Madrid star Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Benjamin Sesko are among the top stars set to feature

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Euro 2024 has sparked wild reactions on social media after unveiling an award for the competition resembling Cristiano Ronaldo.

The much-anticipated tournament will kick off officially on Friday, June 11, with hosts Germany facing off against Scotland at the Allianz Arena.

Euro 2024 has unveiled a top scorer award resembling Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, with some calling this a premonition.
Euro 2024 has unveiled a top scorer award resembling Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, with some calling this a premonition. Photo by Aitor Alcalde.
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According to UEFA.com, 24 teams drawn into six four-team groups are in line to take part in the competition, with the top two from each group qualifying automatically for the last 16, along with the four best third-place teams.

Each of the 24 countries boasts an array of talent, with England, Germany, France, and Portugal set to showcase their offerings.

In addition to the tournament trophy, the best-performing players will also win several other individual awards.

One such award is the top scorers' award, which will go to the highest-scoring footballer at the tournament.

Euro 2024 award sparks reaction online

Euro 2024 has since unveiled the award that will be won by the player who will score the most goals.

"🏆 Alipay+ has unveiled the Top Scorer Trophy for #EURO2024. Inspired by the Chinese character 支 (zhi), the design reflects Alipay+’s commitment to global payment solutions and football unity," Euro 2024 posted on Instagram.

However, the outlook of the prize has caused a stir on social media, with a section of fans claiming it resembles Ronaldo.

@bongapoint posted:

"Looking like Cristiano."

@cs_interiorz joked:

"Name it CR7 award already."

dee.9x__ added:

"Perfectly Cristiano 😍"

_jishnu_uu concluded:

"Trophy Like Ronaldo."

Could this be a prediction of things to come or are fans simply looking for signs that aren't there? Only time will tell.

Kane fires warning to England

Sports Brief also previously reported on Harry Kane firing a warning to England following his team's recent defeat against Iceland.

The Bayern Munich ace was part of the Three Lions squad that suffered a surprise 1-0 defeat at Wembley Stadium on Friday, June 7.

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