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Euro 2020 football action will be aired on Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) in India, following the acquisition of broadcast rights from European football’s governing body UEFA.

UEFA Euro 2020 logo 9 August 2018The quadrennial international men’s competition will be held from 12 June to 12 July 2020 across 12 venues, and feature 24 national teams from across Europe.

SPN broadcast the last Euro tournament in 2016 across South Asia, along with the international matches, which led up to the final tournament. SPN India also holds media rights for India to other UEFA tournaments, including the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.

The deal comes after the recent 2018 FIFA World Cup final, also broadcast by SPN, became the most watched international football match ever in India, attracting an audience of 50 million.

The 2020 Euro Championship games will be played in London, Munich, Rome, Baku, Saint Petersburg, Bucharest, Amsterdam, Dublin, Bilbao, Budapest, Glasgow and Copenhagen. Each city will host three group stage matches and one match in the round of 16 or quarter-finals.

London’s iconic Wembley stadium will host some of the group stage matches, a round of 16 game, the semi-finals, and the final.

The UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying draw will be held on 2 December 2018 in Dublin.