The authorities of St. Petersburg will not refuse to host matches of Euro 2020

“the Government of St. Petersburg does not intend to refuse participation in the matches of the final tournament of the European championship on football next year. Our city has a high degree of readiness for the tournament and, of course, interested in its implementation,” said TASS Vice-Governor Vladimir Kirillov.

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According to him, at the end of March the Governor of St.-Petersburg has informed the RFU and the organizing Committee of UEFA, which announced the city adopted the Euro-2020 matches on previously signed terms.

Earlier, British newspaper the Daily Mail reported that some cities may be excluded from among the hosts of the tournament for economic reasons. According to the newspaper we are talking about Rome and Bilbao, as Italy and Spain hardest hit because of the pandemic coronavirus. However, UEFA have not confirmed this information.

Initially the tournament to be held in 12 cities – Saint-Petersburg, London, Munich, Baku, Rome, Bucharest, Dublin, Copenhagen, Bilbao, Glasgow, Budapest and Amsterdam.