Rome will host the last quarter-finals of the European Championship between England and Ukraine on Saturday. This match is in the sights of the Italian and English authorities, who want at all costs to prevent the movement of the English fans from favoring the spread of the Delta variant in Europe. Thus, the English Federation gave up the 2,500 seats reserved for it at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.
This Thursday, the Italian Interior Ministry announced in a statement the total cancellation of all tickets that have been sold to British residents since June 28 at midnight, that is, from Monday. The number of entries in question is not specified.
A five-day quarantine for those who have gone before.
Italy feared that the sanitary measures currently in force (a five-day quarantine) would not be respected by fans. The Italian Embassy in London also issued a statement warning supporters arriving from the UK. To enter the stadium, they must prove that they have arrived in Italy at least six days before the match and that they have respected a five-day quarantine.
The Italian Undersecretary of Health, Andrea Costa, clarified that “cit will not allow fans who have left in the last few days to watch the game. We will be vigilant in this quarantine, we are not talking about a large number, so the controls will not be difficult », He assured about Radio Capital.
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