Pope Francis met with UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin and different soccer officers on Thursday to supply his blessings earlier than the European Championship kicks off in Rome
Euro 2020, which was postponed by a 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic, begins Friday with Italy enjoying Turkey on the Stadio Olimpico
The Argentine-born Francis is an avid soccer fan and a famous supporter of Buenos Aires workforce San Lorenzo.
Italian soccer federation president Gabriele Gravina additionally took half within the assembly contained in the Apostolic Palace on the Vatican.
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