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Platini suggests cross-continent Euro 2020
Daily Mail, October 2nd, 2012 6:20PM

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UEFA President Michel Platini has suggested playing the 2020 European Championship in 12 cities across the continent. The European Championship has traditionally been hosted by one or two countries.

"It is an idea that will be discussed by all national associations within their relevant meetings," Platini said. "It is an idea and that concerns the 60th anniversary of the Euros in 2020, and to carry the game further than just played in one country but extend it to 12 European cities. Sometimes it is a bit costly and some countries cannot host the Euros because of the forbidding cost.

"We are waiting for feedback to say whether they like it or not and whether in 2020 we can organise a Euro in several European cities - but only 2020 mind you."

Ukraine and Poland co-hosted the 2012 Euro. Fours year, Austria and Switzerland co-hosted. The 2016 Euro is slated for France.

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