Delayed by the Coronavirus pandemic and coming at the end of a hectic season of domestic competition, the tournament still promises to be as enthralling as ever, not least because England go into it with a strong squad at their disposal.
Gareth Southgate has been able to call upon 26 players to make up his contingent this time around, and has selected talent from a wide range of Premier League, Championship, and continental clubs.
And that got us thinking about which areas of the country have produced the most England internationals in recent years.
The boffins at Bookmakers.tv have been crunching the numbers on every Three Lions debutant since the 1966 World Cup, and have come up with a definitive ranking based on population and number of call-ups.
Click and scroll through their findings below, and to see how Newcastle measure up...
1. West Midlands
Call-ups: 7 Population: 5,934,037 People per call-up: 847,720 (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 1 Population: 802,375 People per call-up: 802,375 (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Photo: Stu Forster
Call-ups: 2 Population: 1,489,189 People per call-up: 744,595 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Photo: Hulton Archive
Call-ups: 1 Population: 653,537 People per call-up: 653,537 (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Photo: Catherine Ivill