UEFA confirmed this Tuesday that the 2020 Euro, which was set to take place this upcoming summer, will now be postponed until the summer of 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak across Europe.
The European association held a meeting this morning to make the final decision and then informed every country.
UEFA har bestemt at EM utsettes til 2021. Det skal spilles fra 11. juni til 11. juli neste år. Mer informasjon kommer.— NorgesFotballforbund (@nff_info) March 17, 2020
The Norwegian football association went ahead and published the news before UEFA released the statement, but reports from every single media outlet indicate that it was a unanimous decision.
That will give every European league more time to set a new schedule and make room for the postponed games, so it’s likely that most leagues in Europe, including La Liga, will now end in the summer.
This decision will make an impact on players like Sergio Ramos or Luka Modric, who are already on their last few years as elite players and could have a less relevant role a year from now, both for Real Madrid and their respective countries.