The Euro 2020 madness has broken out in Finland.
For the first time in history, the national soccer team of the Nordic country, known as the Huuhkajat (Eagle Owls, in English) will participate in a first-rate international tournament, Euro 2020 that begins on Friday 11 June.
𝐇𝐮𝐮𝐡𝐤𝐚𝐣𝐚𝐭 𝐤𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐢𝐡𝐢𝐧! | 𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐬𝐪𝐮𝐚𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐄𝐔𝐑𝐎𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎! 🦉🇫🇮
Ensimmäistä kertaa. Koko Suomi on valmis yhteiseen matkaan.
For the first time! The whole of Finland is ready to get #EUROHyped!#Huuhkajat #EURO2020 @EURO2020#MeOlemmeSuomi #WeAreFinland pic.twitter.com/czfhe1Du0k— Huuhkajat (@Huuhkajat) June 1, 2021
To celebrate, and to encourage their fans to follow the tournament, the Finnish team has shared a video in YouTube and in their Twitter account.
Finland is in group B, along with the national teams of Denmark, Belgium and Russia.
Finland will play its first round matches of this European Championship in Copenhagen (Denmark) and Saint Petersburg (Russia).
The Finns will play their first match on 12 June, against Denmark in Copenhagen.
On 16 June they will face Russia in Saint Petersburg and five days after, on 21 June they will play their third match against Belgium, also in Saint Petersburg.