Fans of 189 countries and territories is supplied through the ticket portal application to purchase 3.5 million tickets for the matches of the UEFA European football championship 2016, which will be held in France from 10 June to 10 July.
Tickets for the individual matches of the European Championships for the General public, not seeking to enter the matches of a particular team, is still available till February 1, whereas the sites for the fans of teams that will play in France, have already closed, says the press service of UEFA.
After the December draw of the final tournament in Paris through special portals in the sale of 800 thousand tickets for the fans of 24 teams participating in Euro 2016.
The second phase of the sale has caused a huge stir – applications received 3.5 million tickets. The most popular were the following matches: Germany – Poland, Ireland, Sweden and Portugal – Austria. More than other application through a dedicated ticketing portal gave fans of the national teams of Poland, France, Austria, Ireland and Switzerland.
Interestingly, from the smallest country of the European championship in Iceland, the national team which will play in one group with Austria, Hungary and Portugal received 26 985 applications. Given the fact that this island nation with population of only 330 thousand people, to see their heads the championship match of the continent expressed a desire 8% of the population, notes the TV channel Eurosport.