July 10 – More than 14 million tickets have been requested for the one-off 12-city pan-continental European Championship in 2020 during the first three weeks of the sales window, breaking the tournament’s record for registrations.
UEFA said that in the month-long first phase of sales starting on June 12, 1.5 million tickets were made available to the general public as part of UEFA’s “fan-first” ticketing policy for the tournament.
Euro 2020, which runs from June 12-July 12, is across the Continent to mark the 60th anniversary of the competition.
UEFA said the demand for tickets among locals is highest in St Petersburg, London and Budapest, with more than 50% of tickets requested in these cities having been by supporters from the host nations.
The final at Wembley has received 1.3 million ticket requests, while the two semi-finals at the same venue have attracted a combined 1.5 million applications.
The next phase of ticket sales will begin in December after the final tournament draw takes place on November 30, with 1 million tickets on offer for fans of participating nations.
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