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Google Doodle Marks the Commencement of UEFA Euro 2020

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Google Doodle on Friday, 11 June, celebrated the commencement of UEFO Euro 2020 football tournament. The tournament was scheduled to be conducted in the month of June and July 2020, but thanks to Covid-19 pandemic, it was postponed.

Now almost after a year long gap, the World is ready to embrace the new Euro championship tournament.

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What is Special About UEFA Euro 2020?

In order to mark the 60-year anniversary of Euro cup, UEFA has decided to take the tournament all across the European continent. "This year is the first time in history that the tournament’s 51 matches will be held in host cities across Europe—a dozen in total!" reads the Google blog.

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Semi-finals and finals of the UEFA Euro tournament will take place at London's Wembley stadium.

Also this year is the second time in the history of Euro championship that 24 teams are participating in the tournament.

UEFA Euro 2020 tournament kick-starts with a curtain raiser event on 12 June (according to Indian Standard Time), which will be followed by the opening match between Italy and Turkey on the same day.

UEFA Euro 2020 Teams (Groups)

Group A

  • Turkey

  • Italy

  • Wales

  • Switzerland

Group B

  • Denmark

  • Finland

  • Belgium

  • Russia


Group C

  • Netherlands

  • Ukraine

  • Austria

  • North Macedonia


Group D

  • England

  • Croatia

  • Scotland

  • Czech Republic


Group E

  • Spain

  • Sweden

  • Poland

  • Slovakia


Group F

  • Hungary

  • Portugal

  • France

  • Germany

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