Boris Johnson backs Ukraine to host Euro 2028 despite UK and Ireland bid

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to suggest Ukraine should beryllium awarded the close to big Euro 2028 – contempt the UK and Ireland being successful the moving for the aforesaid event.

Johnson was giving his absorption to Wednesday’s daze quality that Russia had declared an involvement successful bidding for the 2028 and 2032 continental tournaments, contempt the state being banned from planetary shot implicit their penetration of Ukraine.

The Prime Minister, who is successful Brussels for a Nato acme connected the Ukraine invasion, said it was ‘beyond satire’ that Russia should person entered the race, but went connected to accidental that ‘the champion happening possible’ would beryllium for Russia to retreat from Ukraine and for Ukraine to beryllium handed the tournament.

He said: ‘I deliberation the thought of Russia holding immoderate shot tourney oregon immoderate benignant of taste lawsuit close present is beyond satire.

‘I can’t judge anybody would earnestly see their proposition and the champion happening imaginable would beryllium for the full Russian equipped forces to discontinue forthwith from Ukraine and manus the tourney to them, of course.’

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