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Who is BBC Euro 2024 pundit Izzy Christiansen?


EURO 2024 is around the corner and big broadcasters have assembled their teams for this summer’s tournament in Germany.

And TV pundit and ex-Everton star Izzy Christiansen will join the BBC 5 Live Team for the European Championships.

Former Everton star Izzy Christiansen will join the BBC 5 Live Team for Euro 2024


Former Everton star Izzy Christiansen will join the BBC 5 Live Team for Euro 2024Credit: Getty

The BBC, along with ITV have the rights to show Euro 2024 games in the UK.

And while some fans might recognise some of the all-star cast of presenters, pundits and commentators.

Former Manchester City star Christiansen is a name everyone needs to know.

As the two-time FA Cup winner is now a regular on BBC and Sky Sports and will lead the way on the Euro 2024 radio coverage this summer.

What teams did Christiansen play for?

Christiansen played as a midfielder or forward.

The 32-year-old is known for her time with Manchester City Women between 2014 and 2018, and Everton (2019–2023).

She has also played for Birmingham City and Lyon.

The Chesire-born star made a total of 134 club appearances and scored 30 goals.


When did Christiansen retire?

On 25 May 2023, Christiansen announced she would hang up her boots after a 15-year-long career at the end of the 2022/23 season.

She announced her decision to retire from football on the podcast “Three Players and a Podcast”.

Career achievements

Christiansen made her senior international debut for England in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 qualifying match against Estonia in 2015.

The ex-forward earned a total 31 England caps.

The TV pundit also won the 2016 Women’s Super League title and FA Cup with Manchester City – having previously lifted the Women’s FA Cup with Birmingham City.

In her first season with Lyonin 2018-19, she won the treble with the French side winning Division 1 Feminine, Coupe de France and Champions League.

Christiansen earned 31 caps for England


Christiansen earned 31 caps for EnglandCredit: PA:Press Association

Punditry career

Christiansen has made several appearances as a football pundit and commentator since 2019.

She began working with BBC Radio 5 Live in 2019, later getting work as a pundit and commentator for Sky Sports.

Then the ex-Birmingham star provided co-commentary for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the Seven Network in Australia.

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