Up to 1,000 Italian supporters will be able to attend the Euro final in London on Sunday, under an agreement with British authorities and on condition of respecting a quarantine upon return, the Italian federation announced on Wednesday.
In Italy’s last two matches at Wembley, in the round of 16 and then in the semi-finals, the arrival of supporters from overseas was made almost impossible by the obligation to quarantine in the United Kingdom as part of the fight against Covid. -19 pandemic.
for the final, “British authorities have guaranteed the possibility of a maximum of 1000 people traveling to London from Italy, with a series of obligations to respect” But without the quarantine in the United Kingdom, the Italian Federation (FIGC) said in a statement.
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These supporters 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 dedicated flights and transport organized directly by FIGC. and, in the stadium, they will be located in a specific area “Safety Bubble Guaranteed”, Description of the Federation.
Before leaving Italy, they will have to undergo a PCR test and upon return, a mandatory five-day quarantine at home, a rule imposed on all travelers arriving in Italy from the UK.
For these fans inspired to support the Nazionale, looking for a second European coronation after 1968, the flight would cost 610 euros per person and 95 euros for a match ticket, further specifies the Federation. Volunteers must tell themselves by 11:00 am on Thursday.
As for the semi-final (1-1 app, 4-2 tab) won on Tuesday against Spain, the Italian Federation should also have a quota of around 6,500 tickets for Italian supporters living in the United Kingdom. will be reserved.