The director of the intensive care unit at Bergamo's Pope Giovanni Hospital XXIII has said Atalanta's Champions League clash with Valencia worked as an accelerator for the coronavirus that has devastated the region.
Coronavirus has been catastrophic in Italy, where 7,503 people -- the most of any country in the world -- have died after being infected as of Wednesday. The 3,434 deaths suffered in Spain is second only to Italy in terms of worldwide fatalities.
Football's European Championship is now being played in 2021 though it's not yet clear what it will be officially called.
"The tournament will still be known as UEFA Euro 2020,'' the governing body said, three days after deciding to postpone the month-long event by one year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
UEFA later clarified that statement as an error and added "no decision has yet been made on the name of the rearranged Euro.''
The tournament is scheduled to be played in 12 cities in different...