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1,000 Italians managed to travel to England and Italy in the European Championship final

Sports – The Italian Football Association announced, on Wednesday, that up to 1,000 fans from Italy will be able to attend the Euro final on Sunday, July 11 in London, under an agreement with the British authorities and on the condition that the quarantine is respected to return. .

In Italy’s previous two matches at Wembley, in the round of 16 and then in the semi-finals, the arrival of fans from abroad was almost impossible due to the UK’s commitment to quarantine as part of the fight against the team. Covid 19 epidemic.

In the final match in which England and Italy will face, British authorities have guaranteed “the opportunity of a maximum of 1,000 people from Italy to travel to London, respecting a series of obligations” but without quarantine in the UK, the Italian Federation (FIGC) said in a statement.

‘security bubble’

These fans will arrive in London (from Rome and Milan) shortly before the match and will not stay there for more than 12 hours. They will use the assigned excursions and transfers directly organized by FIGC. They will be placed on the field in a specific sector to “ensure a security bubble,” according to the union’s details.

Before leaving Italy, they will have to undergo a PCR test and, upon return, a mandatory five-day quarantine at home, a rule in Italy imposed on all travelers arriving from the UK.

For fans eager to cheer on Nacional, who are looking for a second European title after 1968, it will cost 610 euros per person for the trip and 95 euros for a match ticket, as set by the federation. Volunteers must identify themselves by 11 a.m. Thursday.

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As for Tuesday’s semi-final win over Spain (1-1 August, 4-2 tab), the FIGC will also have a quota of around 6,500 tickets that will be reserved for Italian fans residing in the UK.

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