More about Euro 2012

Team base camps
Each team had a “base camp team” for their stay between parties. From an initial list of thirty-eight potential sites (twenty-one in Poland, seventeen in Ukraine), national associations chose their location in 2011. The teams trained and lived in these places throughout the tournament, bases. Thirteen teams were in Poland and three in Ukraine.

According to the requirements of UEFA, TP assured on 2х70 Gbit / s data communication speed of Poland stadiums and 2х140 Gbit / sec between Poland and Ukraine. This was necessary due to the fact that matches are broadcast in HD quality. Multilateral production uses 31 cameras to cover the action in each game and across the field, with additional cameras following activities throughout the game, just as the team arrived in stages, interviews and press conferences. The official Eurocopa 2012 broadcast center is at the XXI International Exhibition Center in Warsaw. The tournament was broadcast live on hundreds of television channels covering the world. 150 million people to attend the games every day.

Match ball
The Adidas Tango 12 has been the official ball of Euro 2012. The ball bears the name of the original family balls Adidas Tango; However, the Tango 12 and its variations have a new design of the brand. Changes in the ball have been used in other contemporary events, including the African Cup and the Summer Olympics. It is designed to be easy to dribble and control the unpredictable Adidas Jabulani supposedly used in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Match officials
20 December 2011, UEFA has appointed twelve referees and four fourth referees for Euro 2012. On 27 March 2012, UEFA has published the list of 80 referees for use in Euro 2012, including assistant referees, referees, Additional assistant referees and four assistant referee referees. Each arbitration team consisted of five official matches from the same country: one referee, two assistant referees and additional assistant referees. All of the main referees, additional assistant referees and official quarters were FIFA referees and assistant referees (including four reserve assistant referees) were FIFA’s assistant referees. Each refereeing team, a third assistant referee from each country was designated to remain on hold until the start of the tournament to take the place of a colleague if necessary. In both cases, for the French and Slovenian teams refereeing, the assistant referees have replaced one of the assistant referees before the tournament begins. Continuing experiments in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, two additional assistant referees were used at the finish line for the first time in the history of the European Championship, with the approval of the International Football Association board.