#UEFA

.London, UK
The rule was used to determine the winner of a two-legged knockout tie in cases where the two teams had scored the same number of goals on aggregate over the two matches. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • UEFA said it was scrapping the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season
  • The rule was introduced in 1965
  • Champions League, Europa League,and Women's Champions League matches will no longer use the rule

.Berlin, Germany
Munich will put up rainbow coloured flags at its town hall. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@HeikoMaas)

  • Heiko Mass, Foreign Minister of Germany, criticised UEFA's decision to block rainbow lights for Germany's match vs Hungary
  • UEFA said that the rainbow light would offend its rules about political and religious neutrality
  • After UEFA's refusal, Dieter Reiter, Munich Mayor announced the plan to decorate other city landmarks in rainbow colour

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Allianz Arena is a football stadium in Munich (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • European football's governing body rejected plans by the city of Munich to light the stadium in support of the LGBT community
  • UEFA said in a statement that it is "a politically and religiously neutral organisation"
  • UEFA's stance quickly drew criticism from Germany's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community

.Barcelona, Spain
Joan Laporta is the President of FC Barcelona.(Photo Credit: Twitter/

  • Laporta insisted the Super League would mean "financial sustainability"
  • Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Juventus are the last three clubs that remain in the project
  • European football's governing body has suspended legal action "until further notice" against the three clubs

.Nyon, Switzerland
Cristiano Ronaldo moved two Coca Cola bottles during a presser, leading to a sharp fall in the shares of the company. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • UEFA has warned teams not to remove drinks during press conferences
  • Tournament director of Euro 2020 Martin Kallen has reminded players – to abide by their contractual obligations
  • The organizers of Euro 2020 plan to fine players through their respective football federations

.Spain
Pedro made his Barcelona and La Liga debut on 27 September in 2020.(Photo credit: Twitter/@FCBarcelona_es)

  • Pedro González plays as a central midfielder for Barcelona
  • He made his professional debut at the age of 16 in 2019 
  • He scored his first goal for the club in his UEFA Championships League debut

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The EURO 2020 trophy on display during the official EURO 2020 trophy's tour at Gorky Park, in Moscow (Photo Credits: AP/PTI)

  • UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin told teams would have to deal with "a special situation" to complete Euro 2020
  • A year after being postponed due to the pandemic, the 24-team tournament spread across 11 venues throughout Europe
  • "It's not the usual Euro because it's in 11 countries and on top of it there's a pandemic ," said Ceferin

.Berlin, Germany
UEFA ordered the removal of the slogan "Glory to the Heroes". (Photo Credit: representative image/Unsplash)

  • The shirts also feature the words "Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the Heroes!"
  • The association chief, Andriy Pavelko, said he had flown to Rome for talks with UEFA
  • Ukraine's football association is in talks with UEFA to keep in place the slogan on its jerseys


.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Phil Foden (L), Erling Haaland (C) and Mason Mount (R) were in top form in the Champions League 2020-21 season. (Photo credit: Instagram/@philfoden/@erlinghaaland/@masonmount)

  • Euro 2020 is set to commence on Saturday in Italy
  • Foden, 21, of England was part of the Manchester City side that made to the Champions League final
  • Felix, 21, was part of the La Liga-winning Atletico Madrid side in 2020-21 season

.Ljubljana, Slovenia
Lukas Nmecha slotted home early in the second half. (Photo Credit: Twitter/UEFA Under-21 Euro )

  • The goal arrived just four minutes into the second half in the Slovenian capital
  • Germany also won the Under-21 title in 2009 and 2017
  • It is Portugal's second defeat in the final of this competition in four editions