As the EU countries, their political leaders and policy makers argue over the future of the single currency and the fate of the EU as a whole, the Euro Cup 2012 is a welcome distraction from daily concerns. So, while fiscal and currency policies are getting kicked around like footballs by the European leaders, European players are kicking real footballs. Who will win?
The Euro Cup semi-finals are taking place next week and according to a few colleagues in London, their guess is that Germany and Spain will play the final match, with Germany taking the prize.
Yet what is the media’s forecast? The vast majority of media mentions between June 15 and 22 predicted that Spain will meet Germany on the pitch to decide the winner. While Spain vs. Germany received 155 mentions, Spain vs. England gathered 57 articles.
What are your forecasts for the semi-finals and final?