Google Doodle observes UEFA Euro 2020, the late beginning of European feast of football, on June 11, 2021. It is the second-largest international football (soccer for all you Americans) competition after the World Cup and world’s biggest regional competition.
UEFA Euro 2020 normally includes only qualified European countries. Held in a comparative four-year cycle, the current year’s competition is following a brand-new format and host country system. In earlier years, a host country or nations would be picked.
The countdown for UEFA Euro 2020 (or UEFA Euro 2020 as it is officially known) is on with the competition soon to get in progress a year after its postponement.
This could be the last huge chance for Belgium’s vaunted ‘golden generation’ to deliver a first title in the nation’s history and it will likewise be the end of the road for Joachim Löw who steps down as Germany’s coach following 15 years in the work after the finish of the competition.
For the 2020 – presently in fact 2021 – iteration, 12 European countries will host UEFA Euro 2020 matches including England, Scotland, Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, Romania, Budapest, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Russia, and Spain. 24 teams will be competing for the Henri Delaunay trophy, which is at present held by Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal.
The 36 group stage matches will be fanned out across various venues with the first match between Turkey and Italy occurring in the Stadio Olympico in Rome.
Italy vs Turkey will be the curtain-raiser for UEFA Euro 2020, with Roma’s Stadio Olimpico playing host to the Azzurri and Crescent-Stars in a game that would have been played right around a year prior.
A further 51 games will be played before a winner is delegated, with the final to be hosted at the home of football, London’s Wembley Stadium. It likewise signals the first time when that numerous European fans will actually want to get back to stadia across the world – but in a restricted capacity.
There have been various venue changes, with Dublin and Bilbao unable to affirm they would have the option to host the games with a team. The four matches which were planned to happen in Bilbao will currently be assigned to the Estadio La Cartuja in Seville, while Dublin’s three Group E matches will be moved to the Saint Petersburg Stadium.
Wembley will host the round of 16 match which should happen in Dublin and from the semi-final onwards, all games will be held at the English national stadium.
Google Doodle for UEFA Euro 2020
On June 11, 2021, Google featured a Doodle for celebrating the late beginning of European football competition UEFA Euro 2020.
This most recent Google Doodle refers to the modest beginnings of numerous footballers across Europe with a contribute drawn a park. The second “O” within the Google logo is supplanted by a classic 32-patch football.
Different notorious building types are littered around the edges including Dutch windmills and even a castle. It’s an abstract take on the beautiful game.
We should hope that UEFA Euro 2020 figures out how to live up to the billing as one of the most expected international tournaments in recent years.