How much West Midlands Lionesses could earn on social media through their Euros victory

Players of England pose with the UEFA Women’€™s EURO 2022 Trophy after the final whistle of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 final match with Germany at Wembley Stadium on July 31, 2022Players of England pose with the UEFA Women’€™s EURO 2022 Trophy after the final whistle of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 final match with Germany at Wembley Stadium on July 31, 2022
Players of England pose with the UEFA Women’€™s EURO 2022 Trophy after the final whistle of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 final match with Germany at Wembley Stadium on July 31, 2022 | Getty Images

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Demi Stokes, 30, and Jess Carter, 24, gained more social media popularity after EUROs victory.

Two Lionesses, who have links to Birmingham, gained a significant amount of social media influence in the run up to the Euros, according to a report.

Demi Stokes, 30, and Jess Carter, 24, gained thousands more social media followers between 6 July and 27 July, says Betting.com.

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The betting website claimed that the increase in following comes with potential monetary benefits. They can now charge an increased amount for sponsored posts.

Demi Stokes of England looks on during an England Women Training Session at St George's Park on June 21, 2022 in Burton upon TrentDemi Stokes of England looks on during an England Women Training Session at St George's Park on June 21, 2022 in Burton upon Trent
Demi Stokes of England looks on during an England Women Training Session at St George's Park on June 21, 2022 in Burton upon Trent | Getty Images

Stokes was born in Birmingham but was raised in South Shields, according to England Football. She joined Sunderland at the age of 16 and was a key player for the team that reached the Women’s FA Cup Final in 2009. She helped Enlgnad win the U19 Euros in Belarus the same year. She made her way to the England squad again for the EURO 2017 where the Lionesses reached the semi-finals.

Carter’s first club was Birmingham City when she was a teen. After being capped by England at U19, U20 and U23 level, she became a part of the England senior call-up during the qualifying stages for the 2019 FIFA World Cup for a double header against France and Kazakhstan in November 2017.

England's defender Jessica Leigh Carter reacts as she takes part in a team training session at St George's Park in Burton-on-TrentEngland's defender Jessica Leigh Carter reacts as she takes part in a team training session at St George's Park in Burton-on-Trent
England's defender Jessica Leigh Carter reacts as she takes part in a team training session at St George's Park in Burton-on-Trent | AFP via Getty Images

According to Betting.com who crunched their earning potetential ahead of the Euros win, Stokes could earn £336.46 per sponsored post while Carter could earn £200.14.

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But they are not at the top of the team when it comes to the potential to earn money from social media. With the EUROs win last night, Instagram following of the Lionesses have gone up further.

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The biggest gainer among the Lionesses was Alessia Russo, whose Instagram following increased a whoping 31% bringing the total to 165,109. Captain Leah Williamson gained 12% and the total was 392,112 after the increase.

The research by Betting.com shows that Williamson could ask for £1516.98 and Russo could earn £528.80. While Lucy Bronze gained only 7% more followers, she could now charge £1283.97 per sponsored post.

Following the victory, Demi now has 72,500 followers while Carter has 36,400. Williamson’s followers stand at 510,000 and Russo’s at 249,000. Bronze’s following increased from 332,000 to 380,000.

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Lionesses social media influence | Betting.com

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