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Euro 2024 opener to happen in Munich, ultimate in Berlin

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The 2024 European Championship ultimate will likely be at Berlin’s Olympiastadion and the opening match will happen at Bayern Munich’s stadium. The UEFA’s government committee zeroed in on the choice on Tuesday, May 10.

The matches within the event will likely be performed in Germany in three clusters of venues with teams cut up between solely two of them.

A northern cluster options Hamburg, Berlin and Leipzig. In the west there’s Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen, Frankfurt, and Cologne. In the south, matches will likely be held in Frankfurt, Munich and Stuttgart.

The 24-team cash-rich soccer event is scheduled to get underway on June 14 and the ultimate will happen on July 14.

Back in 2006, Germany hosted the World Cup, with the ultimate held within the refurbished Olympiastadion. The stadium was initially constructed for the Olympic Games hosted by Nazi Germany in 1936.

West Germany additionally obtained the prospect of internet hosting the World Cup and the European Championship in 1974 and 1988 respectively.

Back in October 2021, Germany unveiled the emblem for the event throughout a ceremony with a light-weight present within the stadium that may host the ultimate.

Fans weren’t allowed through the night as solely a handful of visitors and media personnel had been current on the venue.

Logos for all the ten cities – Berlin, Cologne, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Gelsenkirchen, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich and Stuttgart had been additionally offered. The 10 logos function well-known native landmarks. For instance, the Brandenburg Gate featured on Berlin’s brand.

“From now on, the tournament has a brand identity which reflects the ambition we have together with the host association and host cities,” UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin was quoted as saying.

The slogan of the championship “United by Football. Vereint im Herzen Europas” — or “United at the Heart of Europe” — is supposed to convey a message of inclusion and togetherness.