GARETH SOUTHGATE takes on England for the third time in a major tournament.
The Three Lions began their World Cup season against Iran after their semi-final defeat in 2018, where they secured an emphatic 6-2 win.
And fans hope that winning the World Cup will allow the coach to earn his salary at the winter tournament in Qatar.
How much does Gareth Southgate make as England manager?
Gareth Southgate signed a new contract with England last year and his salary is said to be around £5million a year.
Former boss Sam Allardyce signed for £3m, Roy Hodgson took home a little more at £3.5m a year, while infamous flop Fabio Capello pocketed a whopping £6m.
Sven Goran-Eriksson landed a whopping £4.5m every 12 months and Steve McClaren £2.5m.
Southgate has been promoted from his position as Under-21 boss and earns £1.7million-a-year in his role.
How old is he?
SOUTHGATE only hung up their boots in 2006 and enjoyed a nine-year tenure with the England side.
He managed Middlesbrough from 2006 to 2009 before taking that job with England Under-21s in 2013.
He was born in September 1970 and is currently 52 years old.
When did he start managing Three Lions?
AFTER the Euro 2016 disaster, England decided to turn to Sam Allardyce.
But after being sacked after just ONE game, Southgate temporarily assumed responsibility in September 2017.
He was officially named on November 30, 2016 and signed a four-year contract.
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