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Germany-Hungary match at the European Championship: Best TV ratings and cheering stars in the stadium

Germany-Hungary match at the European Championship: Best TV ratings and cheering stars in the stadium
Germany-Hungary match at the European Championship: Best TV ratings and cheering stars in the stadium

Lots of celebrities watched the European Championship match in the Stuttgart stadium. Even more ensured a new record in TV ratings.

Everyone wanted to see the German national team’s second preliminary round match in the European Football Championship. The great interest resulted in a new record for TV ratings. A whopping 23.9 million viewers tuned in to the match against the Hungarian team on Wednesday evening in the Stuttgart stadium. According to video research in collaboration with GfK, 22.49 million people watched the broadcast on ZDF of the 5:1 victory against Scotland in the opening match of the European Championship.

Many celebrities in the stadium

The 2-0 victory of the German footballers around DFB captain Ilkay Gündogan (33) was followed live by countless spectators in the sold-out stadium. Among them were again many prominent personalities.

In addition to Chancellor Olaf Scholz (66), who was unable to attend the opening match, his wife, politician Britta Ernst (63), took a seat in the stadium. Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (61) also did not miss the match.

Presenter Günther Jauch (67) also enjoyed the game very much – for him it was almost like being at the cinema with a bag of popcorn. Entertainer Oliver Pocher (46) cheered again and shared his enthusiasm with his followers. “It went really well… Round of 16!!”, was his conclusion.

Other celebrities in the stands included: former tennis star Boris Becker (56) and his son Elias Becker (24), former GNTM” juror Thomas Hayo (55) and his nephew, former national coach Jogi Löw (64), former national goalkeeper Jens Lehmann (54) as well as football legends such as the Portuguese Luis Figo (51) and world champion Sami Khedira (37).

Even a Thursday game has a lot to offer from a celebrity perspective

The third and final preliminary round match of the German national team will take place on Sunday (June 23) against Switzerland. Kick-off in Frankfurt am Main is at 9 p.m. Royal fans will get their money’s worth on Thursday (June 20), however, as Prince William (41) and King Frederik (56) have also announced that they will be at the Frankfurt stadium for the England-Denmark match starting at 6 p.m.

Source: Stern

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