The pandemic meant Europe8217;s football fans were made to wait an extra year for Euro 2020 to kick off. Hence the confusing clash of name and date. But with the continent yet to rid itself of coronavirus, the European Championship still didn8217;t come without risk. It8217;s clear what the organizers of Euro 2020 prefer. Tens of thousands of fans will take their seats at Sunday8217;s final in London. But in Japan, the opposite. Tokyo8217;s Olympics will take place in empty venues with crowds of supporters seen as too risky. In both regions, COVID cases are rising. Are the Europeans scoring an own goal?
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