Host Cities First Day Cover-UEFA 2020 – Isle of Man

UEFA Euro 2020TM European Football Championship -Host Cities

The European football championship is Europe’s most prestigious international football cup. The first finals were held in 1960, when it was known as the European Nations Cup. On every occasion the teams reach the final tournament after playing qualifying rounds. The Hungarian team last played in the European championship in 2016 and now has earned the chance to take part in the finals again. The football tournament for the men’s teams of UEFA member countries is held every four years, but the 2020 championship was postponed due to the pandemic and is now being staged between 11 June and 11 July 2021. This year the European championships are celebrating their 60th anniversary and the matches of the UEFA EURO 2020TM will be played in European cities, including Budapest, where the venue will be the Puskás Arena, opened in 2019.

The eight host cities featured are; 

Baku – The first time Azerbaijan has hosted such a tournament, the Baku Olympic Stadium hosts Group A matches as well as a quarter final. The city hosted the 2019 UEFA Europa League Final.

Copenhagen – The largest stadium in Denmark, the Parken stadium will host Group B matches as well as a round of 16 match. The Nyhavn canal and the colourful houses alongside are pictured in order to represent the city. Denmark were crowned European champions with a 2-0 win over Germany in 1992 and will hope to repeat their famous victory this year.

Glasgow – Another British host of the tournament, Hampden Park will be a crucial advantage to Scotland, who will look to make history this summer. Having earned qualification in a tense match over Serbia in November 2020, Scotland feature in the tournament for just the third time in their history.

London – One of the key venues and host of both semi-finals and the final, Wembley in London is the epicentre of the tournament. England fans will dream of cheering their team on from the stands in the final match of the tournament on 11th July in their pursuit of the country’s first European Championship title.

Munich – The Football Arena Munich will host three Group F matches as well as a quarter final this summer. Germany have won the tournament three times; a joint record with Spain, and have played in six finals.

Rome – Host of the tournaments opening game, the Stadio Olimpico in Rome is one of the most iconic football stadiums in the world. The 1968 final was played at the Stadio Olimpico and won by the host nation Italy, who will hope to repeat their countries successes of the past.

Seville – The Estadio La Cartuja will host fans this summer.  The city in southern Spain is presented alongside the stadium. Three time tournament winners Spain will hope to be victorious as they seek to be the most successful nation in European Championship history, their previous victory in 2012.

St. Petersburg – The second largest city in Russia, the Saint Petersburg stadium will be a hive of activity with seven matches scheduled to be played at the venue. St. Petersburg’s wealth of Baroque-style architecture is displayed next to the stadium.

Isle of Man issued a Miniature sheet on 11 June 2021 . The tournament starts from 11 Jun. A FDC is listed