Euro 2020 will be the 16th European Championship for nationwide football teams prepared by UEFA. It will be organized in thirteen cities of thirteen dissimilar European countries during the middle of 2020. The accurate date will be declared later. President of UEFA, Michel Platini has told that the competition being organized in numerous nations is a “loving” one-off occasion to rejoice the 60th “anniversary” of the European Championship tournament. The winner will get the right to join in the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup. It will be organized by Qatar.
At a press meeting a day previous to the UEFA Euro 2012 Final, a number of countries had already articulated an interest in a UEFA Euro 2020 offer on 30 June 2012, UEFA President Michel Platini recommended that as a replacement for having single host country or combined hosting by various countries, Euro 2020 could be extend over “12 or 13 cities” across the continent. At the moment UEFA previously applied a similar method for the UEFA Under-17 Championship where every of the seven groups is organized by a different country.
On 6 December 2012 UEFA declared that the 2020 Finals would be organized in various cities around Europe to mark the 60th anniversary of the championship. The choice of the organized cities will not mean a habitual selecting berth is honored to the national squad of that nation.
UEFA articulated that the pan-European performance of the competition was the rational choice at a time of economic complexity across Europe. Effect to UEFA’s diagram was assorted across Europe. Detractors have cited the extended set-up and its connected extra expenses as the important issue for only one country (Turkey) having put onward a serious bid.
The ultimate list of bids was declared by UEFA on 26 April 2014 with a judgment on the organizers to be created by the UEFA Management Committee on 19 September 2014. There were a couple of bids for the Finals Package. From them one was winning, selected with blue color for Semi-Finals and Final. 19 bids were for the ordinary Package, from them 12 were successful, selected with green color. These were for Quarter-Finals and Group Stage. And the Yellow color was for Round of 16 and Group Stage. All The 13 venues were chosen and declared on 19 September 2014.
Final and Semi-finals of Euro 2020 will be held on London (England).
Quarter-finals and Group stage games will take place on Munich (Germany), Baku (Azerbaijan), Saint Petersburg (Russia) and Rome (Italy). Moreover, Copenhagen (Denmark), Bucharest (Romania), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Dublin (Republic of Ireland), Bilbao (Spain), Budapest (Hungary), Brussels (Belgium), Glasgow (Scotland) will host Round of 16 and Group Stage!
From the chosen 13 cities – 8 cities have never organized a Euro Finals game earlier than some countries. These countries are Baku, Saint Petersburg, Copenhagen, Bucharest etc. There were 13 elected countries. From these countries 7 countries have no experience of organizing a Euro Finals match previous to some countries such as Azerbaijan, Denmark, Republic of Ireland, Russia and so on. Not only that, from the preferred 13 stadia – simply 2 have experience of organizing a Euro Finals match sooner than two countries – the Amsterdam Arena and the Stadio Olimpico. ssThe unique Wembley stadium organized games and the ending match in Euro 1996 however, although on the similar position, this is classified as a special stadia to the latest Wembley stadium.