London the perfect choice for Euro 2020 climax - new UEFA president
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London the perfect choice for Euro 2020 climax - new UEFA president

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LONDON (Reuters) - New UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin believes London is the perfect choice to stage the climax to Euro 2020 after 12 other cities across the continent host earlier matches, he said on Wednesday.

Under the controversial format being used for the tournament's 60th anniversary, those cities will stage four games each with the semi-finals and final at Wembley in the English capital.

Before being elected last week, Ceferin had said the plan was a risk and would be difficult for travelling fans.

In his first official engagement since the election, at the launch of the London logo in a ceremony that will be replicated in the other host cities, the Slovenian lawyer suggested the format would be for one tournament only.

"I'm delighted to be in England, the home of football, the country that gave football to the world," Ceferin told an audience including dele...

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