Euro 2020 to take place across Europe

Dec 07, 2012, 08:45 IST | AFP

UEFA's executive committee has given the green light to holding the European championships in 2020 across the continent, the ruling body's secretary-general Gianni Infantino said yesterday.

Former French captain Michel Platini, who is president of UEFA, first mooted the idea of holding the tournament in a number of cities earlier this year, as a way of avoiding high costs at a time of dire financial constraints in many countries. 

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