UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin told AFP on Friday that the teams would have to deal with "a special situation" to complete Euro 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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"It's not the usual Euro because it's in 11 countries and on top of it there's a pandemic which makes travelling even more difficult," Ceferin said in Rome.

"So every team will have to adapt to a special situation to finish this Euro."

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A year after being postponed due to the pandemic, the 24-team tournament spread across 11 venues throughout Europe gets underway on Friday with Italy facing Turkey in front of an estimated 16,000 fans in a Stadio Olimpico.