‘Most eco-friendly’ Euro championship to date will see players, fans travel continent

Euractiv | Jun 10, 2021 at 3:30 PM
  • The European football championship starts on Friday (11 June) and teams will face each other in 51 matches in 11 cities across the continent.
  • To mark the 60th anniversary of the European Championship, UEFA announced in 2019 that it would be “a celebration of European football across the continent” with matches set to take place in London, Munich, Rome, Amsterdam, Budapest, Bucharest, Seville, Glasgow, Copenhagen, Baku and St Petersburg.
  • UEFA has also announced that it will plant 50,000 trees in each of the Euro 2020 host countries to “leave a lasting legacy of this competition”.