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EURO 2020 the 16th edition of the UEFA European championship will be held in 11 cities across 11 UEFA countries. This edition is scheduled for 11 June to 11 July 2021. It was to be held last year from 12 June to 12 July 2020 but was postponed due to the effect of the coronavirus, but the tournament still retains the name EURO 2020.
According to UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin, the tournament been hosted in several country is a one-off and it’s to celebrate 60 years of its inauguration. Wembley stadium in London is scheduled to host the semi-finals and the final because It has the largest capacity of the 11 hosting stadium. Stadio olympico in rome will host the opening ceremony and the first match between host Italy and turkey.
Originally 13 cities were selected to host the tournament, but it has been reduced to 11 cities, due to the construction delay of the Eurostadium in Brussels Belgium, and the coronavirus effect in Dublin as the Aviva Stadium may not be having spectators.
|Baku Olympic Stadium||Baku||68,700|
|Johan Cruyff Arena||Amsterdam||54,990|
|Krestovsky Stadium||Saint Petersburg||68,134|
Group Stage Host
Group A: Baku (Azerbaijan), and Rome (Italy)
Group B: Copenhagen (Denmark), and St. Petersburg (Russia)
Group c: Bucharest (Romania), and Amsterdam (Netherland)
Group D: Glasgow (Scotland), and London (England)
Group E: Seville (Spain), and Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Group F: Budapest (Hungary), and Munich (Germany)
Round of 16: London (England), Amsterdam (Netherland), Bucharest (Romania), Budapest (Hungary), Copenhagen (Denmark), Glasgow (Scotland), and Seville (Spain).
Quarter Final: Baku (Azerbaijan), Rome (Italy), Munich (Germany), Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Semi Finals and Final: London (England).
There will be 6 groups of 4 teams each, the top 2 teams of each group will qualify to the round of 16 automatically, while four third placed team with the highest point will join them in the round of 16.
Group stage: €1.5M for a win €0.75M for a draw
Round of 16: €2M
Runners Up: €7M
Players to watch
Club: Paris Saint-Germain
Kevin De Bruyne
Club: Manchester City
Club: Bayern Munich
Club: Manchester City
Germany and Spain are the countries with the most tournament win with 3 each.
Germany: 1972, 1980, and 1996.
Spain: 1964, 2008, and 2012.
France: 1984, and 2000.
Soviet Union: 1960.
Czech Republic: 1976.