UEFA claim 14 MILLION tickets have been demanded for Euro 2020
UEFA claim more than 14 MILLION tickets have been demanded for Euro 2020 in just three weeks, breaking tournament record for registrations
- Euro 2020 will be played across 12 cities to mark tournament’s 60 years
- Demand for tickets is highest in London, St Petersburg and Budapest
- The final at Wembley has received a huge 1.3 million ticket requests
More than 14 million tickets have been requested for the 2020 European Championship during the first three weeks of the sales window, breaking the tournament’s record for registrations, UEFA said on Tuesday.
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 being played in 12 cities across Europe for the first time to mark the 60th anniversary of the competition.
Euro 2020, which will be contested in 12 cities, has already received 14 million ticket requests
UEFA claimed the demand for tickets among locals is highest in St Petersburg, London and Budapest, with more than 50 per cent 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 first-phase tickets are being sold until 1pm BST on Friday.
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.
Around 1.3million ticket requests have been demanded for the final which is at Wembley