The European Football Association (UEFA) announced that it has an alternative contingency plan for the final match of the European Championship (Euro 2020), which includes moving the match from Wembley Stadium in London to another location.
Championship organizers entered into talks with the British government after the government decided to postpone its plans to lift restrictions related to the Corona virus on June 21.
The British newspaper, The Times, said – today, Friday – that the Hungarian capital, Budapest, is an alternative to hosting the match if Britain refuses to attend the audience from abroad to attend the final scheduled at Wembley Stadium on July 11 next.
“There is always an alternative contingency plan, but we are confident that the last two rounds of the tournament will be held in London,” UEFA said in a statement.
UEFA explained that talks with local authorities in Britain center on allowing fans of participating teams to attend matches, “in light of strict precautionary restrictions in relation to examinations, and places of presence that will not allow their stay in the United Kingdom to exceed 24 hours, and their movements will be limited to specific means of transportation and places.” Just”.
The union stressed that it understood the position of the British authorities at the present time and expressed the hope that “appropriate decisions” could be reached for all.
Budapest will host 4 matches in the tournament and allow a full audience to attend, in the presence of local fans who have received vaccinations and foreigners who prove that they are free of infection through a negative test result.
A spokesman for the Hungarian Football Association said that the organizers in his country “are focused on hosting 4 matches in Budapest at the moment.” “But the Hungarian Football Association is ready to host any events at the highest level in football,” he added.