Euro 2020: Up To 1,000 Italy Fans Allowed To Make Wembley Final Trip

By Shivam - July 8, 2021    -    Last updated on Jul 08, 2021 05:34 PM Euro 2020: Up To 1,000 Italy Fans Allowed To Make Wembley Final Trip

Italys football federation has struck a deal with British authorities to allow upto 1,000 fans to travel to England for the final of Euro 2020.

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Italy beat Spain on penalties to reach the final of Euro 2020.

Italys football federation (FIGC) said Wednesday up to 1,000 fans will be able to travel overseas to London for Sundays Euro 2020 final, following a deal struck with British authorities. Due to strict Covid-19 quarantine requirements for visitors to Britain, supporters from outside the UK have effectively been unable to attend Italys past two matches at Wembley, in the last 16 and semi-finals. For the final, "British authorities have guaranteed a maximum of 1,000 people from Italy the possibility of going to London, with a series of requirements to respect" but without quarantining in the UK, the FIGC said in a statement.

Supporters will arrive in London just before the 1900 GMT kick-off and will stay no longer than 12 hours. They will use direct flights and dedicated transport organised by the FIGC.

Once inside the stadium, the travelling fans will be sat in a specific area to "guarantee the safety bubble", it added.

Before leaving Italy, spectators will have to undergo a PCR test, and must observe a five-day quarantine at home on their return, in accordance with Italian rules for all travellers arriving from Britain.

Flights will cost 610 euros per person, with match tickets being sold for 95 euros, the federation said.

The FIGC will receive around 6,500 tickets for Italy supporters who live in the UK, the same allocation as for Tuesdays semi-final against Spain.

Italy beat Spain 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Roberto Mancinis side are attempting to win the countrys first European Championship title since 1968.

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