Журнал Viche 2012 №13

№13, 2012

Spanish are the champions of Europe!

Nothing can last forever. So on July, 1, inKiev at the NSC “Olympic” sounded the final whistle of the European Football Championships of 2012. Michel Platini, the president of UEFA, praised Ukraine and Poland for the excellent organization of the tournament, mentioning at the press conference in Kiev that the host countries conducted the fantastic tournament which was unique by its atmosphere. Michel Platini also said that Ukraine and Poland had set high standards for the championship which would be difficult to achieve for others. And it's true. For example, according to the official statistics of UEFA, the record number of fans in the whole history of the European Championships visited stadiums of Ukraine and Poland.