In Rome, Italy, at the Stadio Olimpico arena, the opening ceremony of the European Football Championship began. The broadcast is available at website Channel One.
As part of the event, performers Martin Garrix, Bono and The Edge will perform the song We Are The People. Former Italian national team players Francesco Totti and Alessandro Nesta will also take part in the ceremony. The stadium is open to 16,000 fans.
The national teams of Italy and Turkey will play in the opening match. The match between the teams will start at 22:00 Moscow time. Group A is also represented by the national teams of Switzerland and Wales, which will meet on 12 June.
The European Championship will run until July 11th. The final will take place in London at Wembley Stadium.