Dizzee Rascal Thinks England Has "As Good A Chance As Anyone" In Euro 2012 – Audio

19 June 2012, 07:07

The 'Bonkers' rapper tells Capital that he thinks too much emphasis has been placed on new manager Roy Hodgson.

Dizzee Rascal has opened up on his thoughts on England's chances in Euro 2012 and thinks the country has "as good a chance" as any team in the competition.

The appointment of new manager Roy Hodgson last month caused controversy amongst many and the 'Dance Wiv Me' star told Capitalfm.com that he questions wether the media should be focused on the manager.

"I think they've got as good a chance as anyone you know because this is Europe.," he confessed. "They say that every time when a manager comes but, I don't know. I'm to the point where I'm like 'is it really about the manager?' I don't know."

The national team will go up against Ukraine tonight (19th June) in the final group game of the competition.

The star teamed up with comedian and Tony Awards winner James Corden on the 2010 charity England song 'Shout' and is a keen follower of the sport.

You can listen to Dizzee Rascal speaking to Capitalfm.com about England's chances in the Euro championships below:

Dizzee Rascal speaks about England's chances in Euro 2012

The star is preparing to release his new studio album later this year and also made a surprise appearance at the Capital FM Summertime Ball 2012.

Check out a picture of Dizzee live on stage at the Summertime Ball 2012 below:

The rapper appeared on stage to perform his new collaboration with DJ Fresh 'The Power' shortly before Cheryl Cole made her much talked about appearance as another one of the special guests at the music event.

Other stars at the event included Usher, Coldplay and Justin Bieber.