Some of the ticket proceeds will go to charity
Thousands of free match tickets will go to young adults
In March 2015 the UEFA Foundation for Children was established, in a bid to enable young people to benefit from football’s role in society. For UEFA EURO 2016™, the foundation is offering 20,000 match tickets to organisations that work with vulnerable groups in France. Each host city will have 2,000 tickets to distribute, which will help preserve the magic of football and give hope to those who need it most.
Stadiums will be completely smoke-free
In an attempt to inform and protect young people from the dangers of passive smoking, UEFA will be working in cooperation with the World Heart Federation and the European Healthy Stadia Network to create a smoke-free environment for all ticket holders, staff and suppliers inside all UEFA EURO 2016™ stadiums. A dedicated team of 110 volunteers have been recruited to deliver this project.