The European Football Association (UEFA) announced that each national team participating in the upcoming Euro (June 11 to July 11) will be able to invite 26 instead of the usual 23 football players to help them face COVID-19 -19 risk and isolation.
On the other hand, in Europe, as specified in the press release, only 23 players are on the record in every UEFA game.
Selectors must submit their list to UEFA between May 26 and June 1, but between that date and the first match, if there is a “serious injury or illness”, they will be able to replace with a medical certificate for free File player.
UEFA added that players who are positive for covid-19 or who have been isolated due to “contact with infected persons” fall into the category of “serious diseases”. In addition, the goalkeeper can be changed before each game.
During the 2001 Confederations Cup, the national team changed from 22 players in major competitions to the usual 23 players today.