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DAVID Beckham is eyeing another spell as skipper — of a £10million superyacht.

The ex-England football captain, 46, flew to Italy to check out potential purchases.

What David Beckham might look like in at the helm of a £10million superyacht
Becks was spotted out and about on a yacht tour in Italy

Video shows the star in a beige jacket, tan trousers and shades meeting officials from shipbuilder Ferretti.

He smiled for pictures with two female fans before a tour of the 110ft, four-year-old Telli, worth £10million.

The yacht can accommodate ten in its five cabins and has a crew of seven.

It has a maximum speed of 15 knots (17mph) and range of 1,500 miles — putting the Med within easy reach of the UK.

Beckham smiled for pictures with fans at the Riva Ferretti shipyard
Becks then went on a tour of the 110ft, four-year-old Telli, worth £10million

A source in the port of La Spezia said: “David was given the full works by senior management.

“Telli is the pride of the fleet and perfect for a family holiday.

“Below deck the doors open to reveal an internal pool.”

Dad-of-four Becks, worth £300million, also visited Maserati’s plant in Modena to view its £215,000 MC20.

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A source said the former England captain ‘was given the full works by senior management’[/caption]

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The source added: ‘Telli is the pride of the fleet and perfect for a family holiday’[/caption]

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Becks later flew back to England where he faces quarantine[/caption]

He raved: “Such an amazing car.”

He later flew back to England where he will face a ten-day quarantine since Italy is on the amber list of Covid countries.

Ferretti confirmed the visit but did not comment further “due to the privacy and confidentiality of clients”.

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Euro 2020 venues: How many host cities are there, which have been removed and how many fans will each allow?

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EURO 2020 have almost arrived after an excruciating wait.

And Uefa have announced the list of cities hosting the tournament following the coronavirus pandemic, plus how many fans they will allow.

Wembley will be one of the main venues for Euro 2020
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Which cities are hosting Euro 2020?

This summer’s competition will be hosted in 11 different cities, down from the original 12.

The stadiums hosting the competition are as follows:

  • Wembley Stadium – London, England
  • Allianz Arena – Munich, Germany
  • Stadio Olimpico – Rome, Italy
  • Olympic Stadium – Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Krestovsky Stadium – Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Arena Nationala – Bucharest, Romania
  • Johan Cruyff Arena – Amsterdam, Holland
  • Estadio de la Cartuja – Sevilla, Spain
  • Puskas Arena – Budapest, Hungary
  • Hampden Park – Glasgow, Scotland
  • Parken Stadium – Copenhagen, Denmark

How many Euro 2020 games are in England?

Eight. Wembley will host all three England group games, two round of 16 games, two semi-finals and the final.

How many Euro 2020 games are in Scotland?

Four. Hampden Park will have two of Scotland’s games and the Croatia vs Czech Republic group game.

The Glasgow stadium will also host the final round-of-16 game.

 

Which countries are still hosting Euro 2020 and how many fans will they allow?

The following countries have given Uefa they assurances they need to host the competition.

ENGLAND

Wembley Stadium, London (90,000 capacity)

Wembley is set to host the Euro 2020 final

Wembley is set to host all England’s group matches, plus the Euro 2020 semi-final and final.

The FA have committed to hold their group games at a 25 per cent capacity.

However, this is likely to increase for the semi-final and final, with talk of a 50 per cent, or even a full capacity for those games.

The National Stadium will also host the last 16 match initially scheduled for Dublin, which will involve England if they win their group.

Fans must show a negative Covid test or proof of two doses of an approved vaccine to enter.

SCOTLAND

Hampden Park, Glasgow (51,866 capacity)

Scotland has given Hampden Park the go-ahead for Euro 2020 matches
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After months of speculation, the Scottish FA confirmed that Scotland would be able to host Euro 2020.

Hampden Park is the venue for two of Scotland’s Euro 2020 group games, plus Croatia’s match against the Czech Republic and one last 16 match.

It will host games at a 25 per cent capacity.

Fans in Scotland will not need a ‘vaccine passport’ to enter games at Hampden, but social distancing will be 1.5 metres compared to one metre in England.

AZERBAIJAN

Olympic Stadium, Baku (68,700 capacity)

Baku will host matches at a 50 per cent capacity
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Azerbaijan has announced that it will be able to host Euro 2020 matches, including Wales’ fixtures against Switzerland and Turkey.

Baku will also host Turkey vs Switzerland and one quarter-final.

All matches will be held at a 50 per cent capacity.

DENMARK

Parken Stadium, Copenhagen (38,065 capacity)

Copenhagen was the first city to announce it would host Euro 2020 games with fans
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Copenhagen will host all three of Denmark’s group matches, plus one last 16 match.

The Danish capital was the first city to announce in 2021 that it would host Euro 2020 with fans.

A crowd of 25-33 per cent capacity will be allowed into Parken Stadium.

RUSSIA

Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg (68,134 capacity)

Russia has been holding matches with fans throughout this season
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St Petersburg will host two of Russia’s three home group games, plus Finland vs Belgium and one quarter-final.

In addition, it has been handed the three group games that were set to be hosted by Dublin.

All matches will be played at a minimum 50 per cent capacity.

Russia has been holding matches at half full stadiums throughout this season, while most of Europe has been playing behind closed doors due to coronavirus.

ROMANIA

Arena Nationala, Bucharest (55,600 capacity)

Romania did not qualify for Euro 2020 but the Arena Nationala will still host games
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Romania failed to qualify for Euro 2020 but their national stadium will still host three matches from Group C and one last 16 match.

Games at the Arena Nationala will be hosted at a capacity of 25-33 per cent.

HOLLAND

Johan Cruyff Arena (56,000 capacity)

Amsterdam will be hosting all Holland’s Euro 2020 group games
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Netherlands was the second country to announce it would host Euro 2020 games, following Denmark.

All Holland’s group games will be hosted at the Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam with a 25-33 per cent capacity able to attend.

The country began piloting matches with fans back in March’s, with the World Cup qualifier against Latvia.

HUNGARY

Puskas Arena, Budapest (67,215 capacity)

Budapest is expecting to host games at full capacity
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Budapest will host two of Hungary’s three group matches, plus a repeat of the Euro 2016 final between Portugal and France.

It will also host one last 16 match.

The Hungarian capital is the only city to announce that games will be hosted at full capacity, subject to strict entry requirements.

ITALY

Stadio Olimpico, Rome (72,698 capacity)

Rome has given Uefa the assurances it needs
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Italy was given extra time by Uefa to confirm that it could host fans at Euro 2020.

And the Stadio Olimpico in Rome has announced that it will host games at a 25 per cent capacity.

Rome will host all of Italy’s group matches and a quarter-final which could involve England.

GERMANY

Allianz Arena (70,000 capacity)

Munich was the last of the original host cities to agree to host the tournament
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The last of the original host cities to be announced – Munich was only confirmed on April 23.

The German city has committed to host matches in front of a minimum of 14,500 fans – a 20 per cent capacity – the lowest of all the host cities.

SPAIN

Estadio de la Cartuja, Seville (60,000)

Seville is a last minute addition as a Euro 2020 co-host
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A last minute addition, Seville will host the games that would have been held in Bilbao after the Spanish FA deemed the Basque Government’s conditions for hosting matches there “impossible” to meet.

The stadium is well prepared to host games, having been the Spanish FA’s de facto home during the pandemic.

Estadio de la Cartuja has hosted all Spain games, two Copa del Rey finals and the Spanish Super Cup in the past 12 months.

Euro 2020 games there will be played at a 30 per cent capacity.

Which cities have been removed from hosting Euro 2020?

The following countries failed to give Uefa the assurances they need to host Euro 2020.

IRELAND

Aviva Stadium, Dublin (51,700 capacity)

Dublin is the most likely city to miss out on hosting Euro 2020
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Dublin will miss out on Euro 2020 after failing to give Uefa guarantees that any fans will be allowed to attend matches.

The Irish capital was set to host three Group E matches and a last 16 game that may well have ended up involving England.

The three group matches it would have hosted have gone to St Petersburg while the last 16 match will be held at Wembley.

SPAIN

San Mames, Bilbao (53,322 capacity)

The Spanish FA have refused to back Bilbao’s submission to Uefa
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Bilbao did commit to meet Uefa’s minimum requirement of a 25 per cent capacity, however the Spanish FA refused to back their submission due to the conditions attached.

The Basque government had stated that it would be able to host games provided 60 per cent of the Basque country and the rest of Spain had been vaccinated and less than two per cent of those in hospital were coronavirus patients.

But the Spanish FA labelled these conditions “impossible” to meet.

As a result, Seville will host the matches that were set for Bilbao.

Will any cities allow fans of other countries to travel?

The following countries are set to allow away fans to travel.

AZERBAIJAN

Azerbaijan has announced that fans of all travelling teams (Wales, Turkey, Switzerland and the two Baku quarter-finalists) will be able to submit a negative PCR test to enter the country instead of quarantining.

This offer only applies to citizens or residents of the participating countries.

RUSSIA

St Petersburg is considering offering exemptions to entry requirements for all foreign residents with match tickets and a negative Covid test.

However, a final decision has not yet been confirmed.

HUNGARY

Foreign ticket holders looking to attend games in Budapest must provide evidence of two negative Covid tests taken in the five days before entering Hungary.

The Hungarian government will also accept a certificate of previous Covid infection in the 6 months before entering the country.

ROMANIA

Romania is considering providing an exemption to quarantine for foreign ticket holders for games in Bucharest.

This will apply to those who provide proof of a negative Covid test and restrict their stay in Romania to three days or les.

ENGLAND*

England is expected to allow 3600 Scotland fans to attend the game against the Three Lions at Wembley.

However, this trip would not involve crossing a border and no exemption is set to apply to fans of Croatia and the Czech Republic from overseas.

The FA are also reportedly considering allowing fans of the semi-finalists and finalists attend games under a bubble arrangement.

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David Beckham’s Inter Miami ‘confident’ of incredible Lionel Messi transfer as Barcelona icon looks to end career in MLS

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INTER MIAMI are very confident about landing Lionel Messi.

SunSport understands David Beckham’s MLS team can seriously see him coming to south Florida in two years time after talks with the Barcelona superstar.

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Inter Miami are increasingly confident they will sign Lionel Messi[/caption]

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David Beckham has been plotting the signature of Lionel Messi[/caption]

Messi is set to sign a new 10-year multi-role deal at the Nou Camp and will stay in La Liga for two more seasons before moving Stateside.

With Miami an attractive proposition, the 33 year-old fancies seeing out his playing days in the United States before returning to Barcelona to take on an ambassadorial role.

The club were fined recently by furious MLS chiefs following a probe into the signing of Blaise Matuidi from Juventus last summer.

Miami were also docked transfer money for the next two seasons – but any potential move for Messi would lessen that blow and help coach Phil Neville try and help realise Becks’ dream of domination Stateside.

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Co-owner Jorge Mas, who was hit with a $250,000 (£177,000) fine for his part in the MLS investigation, told local media on Wednesday night that he and Beckham have been working on ways to sign Messi.

He told the Miami Herald: “David and I have been working really hard, we have aspirations of bringing the best players here and Leo Messi is a generational player, arguably the best player of all time.

“I am optimistic Messi will play in an Inter Miami shirt because I think it will complete the legacy of the greatest player in our generation and will meet with the ambitions of the owners of Inter Miami to build a world-class team.”

Messi has never hidden his desire to one day play in the USA.

Last year he told Argentine press: “I always said that I have the impression that I would like to enjoy the experience of living in the United States, of living in that league and that life.

“But if it happens or not I don’t know.”

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David Beckham’s Inter Miami ‘confident’ of stunning Lionel Messi transfer with Barcelona icon keen to end career in MLS

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INTER MIAMI are very confident about landing Lionel Messi.

SunSport understands David Beckham’s MLS team can seriously see him coming to south Florida in two years time after talks with the Barcelona superstar.

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Inter Miami are increasingly confident they will sign Lionel Messi[/caption]

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David Beckham has been plotting the signature of Lionel Messi[/caption]

Messi is set to sign a new 10-year multi-role deal at the Nou Camp and will stay in La Liga for two more seasons before moving Stateside.

With Miami an attractive proposition, the 33 year-old fancies seeing out his playing days in the United States before returning to Barcelona to take on an ambassadorial role.

The club were fined recently by furious MLS chiefs following a probe into the signing of Blaise Matuidi from Juventus last summer.

Miami were also docked transfer money for the next two seasons – but any potential move for Messi would lessen that blow and help coach Phil Neville try and help realise Becks’ dream of domination Stateside.

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Co-owner Jorge Mas, who was hit with a $250,000 (£177,000) fine for his part in the MLS investigation, told local media on Wednesday night that he and Beckham have been working on ways to sign Messi.

He told the Miami Herald: “David and I have been working really hard, we have aspirations of bringing the best players here and Leo Messi is a generational player, arguably the best player of all time.

“I am optimistic Messi will play in an Inter Miami shirt because I think it will complete the legacy of the greatest player in our generation and will meet with the ambitions of the owners of Inter Miami to build a world-class team.”

Messi has never hidden his desire to one day play in the USA.

Last year he told Argentine press: “I always said that I have the impression that I would like to enjoy the experience of living in the United States, of living in that league and that life.

“But if it happens or not I don’t know.”

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