Budapest, July 8 (MTI) – Most Hungarians asked in a recent survey said they are proud of what the national eleven achieved in the Euro 2016 soccer championship in France, Századvég Foundation said on Friday.
Returning to the top European soccer tournament after 44 years, the team remained unbeaten and won the group stage but then lost to Belgium in the round of 16.
Ninety-two percent of respondents expressed pride over the team’s superb play and 91 percent even called qualification for the tournament a fine achievement.
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Forty-four percent said they regularly watched Euro 2016 matches while 17 percent was only interested in the games played by Hungary. Seventeen percent said they did not follow the tournament at all.
Most respondents named left-winger Balázs Dzsudzsák as their favourite player, followed by midfielder Zoltán Gera and veteran goalkeeper Gábor Király.