According to research, conducted by online UK casino comparison experts, Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is the most influential member of the Three Lions Squad at this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Revealed: The most influential members of the England squad at the FIFA World Cup
A new study has revealed the most influential members of the England squad for the Qatar World Cup, with Manchester United's superstar earning the top spot.
The research analyzed marketing tools and the social media profiles of the England team to determine which England player is the most influential.
Rashford took first place following a potential earning of up to a whopping £37,950 per sponsored Instagram post.
This is also courtesy of his follower count of almost 13 million and an engagement rate of 3.28%.
The Manchester United forward has been praised on social media for his work around providing free school meals for children across the UK, creating a dedicated fanbase ahead of the World Cup.
Next up on the list is England captain and Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.
Kane, who boasts 13.3 million followers on the social media platform, can charge up to £36,997 per sponsored Instagram post.
Interestingly, the Spurs striker has the lowest engagement rate of any member in the England squad at just 0.36%.
The third most influential member of the England team is Chelsea’s summer signing Raheem Sterling.
The former Manchester City star can charge up to £27,661 for a single post on social media.
Sterling also has over 10 million followers on Instagram and an engagement rate of 1.27%.
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander Arnold comes fourth as the most influential player in the England team, earning £22,308 per sponsored post on social media, whilst Manchester City star Phil Foden is the fifth most influential player, earning £15,565 per Instagram sponsored post.
Foden is closely followed by his City teammate Jack Grealish who ranks sixth thanks to his follower count of 5.4 million and an engagement rate of 4.69%.
Grealish can charge up to £14,971 per sponsored post on Instagram.
However, Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher has the highest engagement rate with fans at 18.92%, while Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham, receives the most average likes per Instagram post at 481,008 likes.
The top 10 list mainly is dominated by forwards and Manchester United produces the most influential players with three of the top ten coming from the club.
Top 10 Most influential English players at the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Here are the Top 10 Most influential English players at the FIFA World Cup Qatar below according to KingCasinoBonus.uk:
#1 Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)
Instagram handle: @marcusrashford
Followers Count: 12,975,093
Potential Instagram earnings: £37,950
Engagement Rate: 3.28%
Average Likes per post: 422,632
#2 Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)
Instagram handle: @harrykane
Followers Count: 13,306,943
Potential Instagram earnings: £36,997
Engagement Rate: 0.36%
Average Likes per post: 47,879
#3 Raheem Sterling (Chelsea)
Instagram handle: @sterling7
Followers Count: 10,030,643
Potential Instagram earnings: £27,661
Engagement Rate: 1.27%
Average Likes per post: 126,421
#4 Trent Alexander Arnold (Liverpool)
Instagram handle: @trentarnold66
Followers Count: 8,148,889
Potential Instagram earnings: £22,308
Engagement Rate: 4.19%
Average Likes per post: 334,731
#5 Phil Foden (Manchester City)
Instagram handle: @philfoden
Followers Count: 5,765,258
Potential Instagram earnings: £15,565
Engagement Rate: 7.17%
Average Likes per post: 400,271
#6 Jack Grealish (Manchester City)
Instagram handle: @jackgrealish
Followers Count: 5,405,916
Potential Instagram earnings: £14,071
Engagement Rate: 4.69%
Average Likes per post: 251,754
#7 Mason Mount (Chelsea)
Instagram handle: @masonmount
Followers Count: 5,215,031
Potential Instagram earnings: £14,514
Engagement Rate: 7.17%
Average Likes per post: 372,925
#8 Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)
Instagram handle: @jhenderson
Followers Count: 5,104,144
Potential Instagram earnings: £14,172
Engagement Rate: 2.09%
Average Likes per post: 105,905
#9 Luke Shaw (Manchester United)
Instagram handle: @lukeshaw23
Followers Count: 4,308,064
Potential Instagram earnings: £11,978
Engagement Rate: 4.89%
Average Likes per post: 209,536
#10 Harry Maguire (Manchester United)
Instagram handle: @harrymaguire93
Followers Count: 3,889,842
Potential Instagram earnings: £10,380
Engagement Rate: £10,380
Average Likes per post: 99,737
England begin their 2022 World Cup Campaign with their opening group B fixture against Iran on November 21, at the Khalifa International Stadium, Doha City in Qatar.