Google’s colourful doodle marks the start of UEFA Euro 2020 championship

The popular football tournament will be held in 11 cities in the 11 UEFA countries.

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A year behind the schedule, the UEFA Euro 2020 has begun from Friday. An amazing google doodle has marked the beginning of the same and wished the UEFA European Football Championship good luck. 

The Google doodle shows a stadium featuring a football, a referee whistle, two goal posts, and a windmill surrounded by various buildings. When you click on the doodle, it takes you to Google’s search age showing results for UEFA Euro 2020. The page displays the teams playing and live scores from the event.

This year, for the first time in history, the tournament’s 51 matches will be held in host cities across Europe. The popular football tournament will be held in 11 cities in the 11 UEFA countries. UEFA was originally scheduled from June 12 to July 12, 2020. However, it was postponed to June 12, 2021, because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The tournament starts with a match between Turkey and Italy on June 12 in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico, which is the largest sports facility in the Italian capital. However, only a limited number of 16,000 fans will be allowed following the strict health restriction due to coronavirus.

The majority of the 11 venues will only be partially filled because of social distancing and other covid19 restrictions will be strictly followed. However, Denmark has announced on Thursday that it would lift mask rules and allow 25,000 fans instead of 16,000 to attend games in Copenhagen.