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Football Federation Eyeing ‘Full House’ for Euro 2020 Matches in Budapest

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.04.10.

Hungarian football association MLSZ said on Friday that it hoped all tickets would be sold out for four European championship matches to be held in Budapest’s Puskás Aréna.

European federation UEFA announced earlier in the day that the matches in the championships would be played before audiences rather than behind closed doors.

Gov't Denies Connection Between Euro2021 Announcement and Timing of Reopening
Gov't Denies Connection Between Euro2021 Announcement and Timing of Reopening

The first step of reopening commenced the same day as Hungary handed in plans for the football European Championship, leading some to the supposition that this couldn’t be a mere coincidence. The government, however, denied any connection between the two. Faithful to earlier promises and contradictory to several expert opinions, just as the number of […]Continue reading

MLSZ said on its website, however, that viewers would only be allowed in the stadium if they met “strict entry requirements”.

featured image: the stadium’s inauguration game in 2019; via Tibor Illyés/MTI