South Africa

England out to make history at Euro 2020

Soccer

This gig was supposed to get under way 12 months ago. But the right royal battle to become conquerors of Europe kicked off on Friday, the delayed start a result of the Covid pandemic that engulfed the world.

An unusual feature of the tournament is that its staging is spread across 11 cities - Amsterdam, Baku, Copenhagen, London, Rome, Seville, Munich, St Petersburg, Glasgow, Bucharest and Budapest...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day or Financial Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Football news:

Former Liverpool and England player Downing has finished his career
Bardzagli about 18-year-old Mbappe: He ran at a speed of 3,000 miles per hour. I asked Paratici why Juve is not signing him yet
Robert Pires: Mbappe's goal is to win the Champions League with PSG, and he will achieve it, I think
Messi and Barcelona have agreed a contract until 2026. Lionel's salary will be reduced by 50% (Diario Sport)
Giroud on Ibrahimovic: He often acts as a ten. We can complement each other
Bayern, Bayer and Borussia Gladbach are Interested in PSG defender Kerer
Ronaldinho: I can't imagine myself as a coach. I have never really watched football