Euro 2020-2021 could finally be organized in one country.
FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP
This is a confidence that may not go unnoticed.
Asked by Munich daily Münchner Merkur, Bayern boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said that Aleksander Ceferin was considering the possibility of organizing the next Euro in one country, and not in twelve as is always the case for the moment, and this because of the health situation on the continent.
“I know that UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, who is extremely careful with the coronavirus, is wondering whether, in a period of a pandemic, it might not be more reasonable to organize the tournament in one country.
With all the necessary health protocol, it goes without saying, ”he said.
Announcements expected on March 5
Asked, the European body did not formally deny Tuesday.
"We have no information to give you or comment to make at this stage," said a spokesperson.
Officially, she continues to work on one Euro in twelve countries.
“UEFA can confirm that in agreement with the twelve cities, we are currently working on four scenarios: full stadium, stadium between 50 and 100% capacity with various sanitary measures, 20 to 30% of capacity with adapted measures, and behind closed doors, ”she said on Tuesday.
City-by-city decisions will be announced on March 5, according to UEFA.
It must be said that in a context of a global pandemic, with the discovery of many variants of Covid-19 all over the globe, the idea of competing in such a competition dispatched in ten countries seems perfectly inappropriate.
But we will still have to wait before knowing what our summer will be like.
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