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St. Petersburg eagerly awaits for UEFA EURO 2020

As one of the cradles of Russian football, St Petersburg will be a proud and passionate host of four matches at UEFA EURO 2020, and launched its host city logo on Thursday.

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As one of the cradles of Russian football, St. Petersburg will be a proud and passionate host of four matches at UEFA EURO 2020 and launched its host city logo on Thursday.

UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin said that St Petersburg is a remarkable city and he believes that he would be a wonderful host as the Russian football hotbed unveiled its UEFA EURO 2020 host city logo.

The Russian Football Union (RFS) celebrated its 105th birthday. The ceremony took place at the historical and impressive First Cadet Corps Manege building in the heart of Russia’s northern capital.

The iconic Palace Bridge is the key element of St Petersburg’s host city logo and attracts millions of tourists each year – particularly when it is lit up at night.

Georgi Poltavchenko, St. Petersburg’s governor,  added: “St Petersburg is proud to be called a football city. Our city lives and breathes football. We are preparing other infrastructure, and hope that we will be hosts of the highest quality.”

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