The sports calendar of this 2020 is full of great sporting events and from LatinAmerican Post we show you five that you cannot miss.
UEFA Euro 2020 announcement / Photo: instagram.com/euro2020
LatinAmerican Post | Laura Viviana Guevara Muñoz
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1. Super Bowl
The NFL final not only comes with a lot of potentials but on February 2, millions of spectators will be attentive to the halftime show. In the 54th edition, Jennifer López and Shakira will be responsible for putting the music at halftime.
The final stretch will begin on January 4, where the Baltimore Ravens are among the favorites to reach the final of the Conference, above the Patriots or the Chiefs. Without a doubt, this Super Bowl LIV will be one of the most exciting.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of one of the most important European football championships, this year's Eurocup will be plagued by various modifications, one of the main ones being the fact that there is no specific venue for the tournament. In this edition, it was decided that 12 European cities would be the hosts in the middle of this celebration.
From June 12 to July 12, European football fans can enjoy the talent of the European teams. Portugal, the current champion, is expected to defend his title, which will not be easy because selections such as Holland or England are among the favorites.
Read also: 5 things you should know about Euro 2020
3. Copa América
If there is football in Europe, South America it is not far behind. Like the European Championship, from June 12 to July 12, 10 selections belonging to CONMEBOL and 2 of the AFC will be in an exciting tournament. Although last year a competition was also held, CONMEBOL decided to hold one this year to match the calendar with the European Championship.
This is not the only similarity with the European tournament, because in this edition two countries will be the hosts. Argentina and Colombia were selected to carry out the championship and the latter will be where the final is disputed.
4. Tokyo Olympics
Without a doubt, it is one of the most important events of the year. Like every four years, the Olympic Games will be held in Japan from July 24 to August 9; It will be 15 days full of competitions where the best will seek to obtain the Gold medal.
This will be the second time that the country of the rising sun receives the Games because in 1964 they were also held. In addition, this edition highlights the important penalty for Russian athletes, because those who were found with doping traces were disabled in sports competitions.
Read also: 5 great stages of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
5. Futsal World Cup
The ninth edition of this important event will take place from September 12 to October 4 in Lithuania. According to FIFA, 24 teams qualify for the final tournament, one of these is the host country that qualifies automatically, within the others are teams belonging to the six confederations.
Argentina is expected to defend its current title, an issue that will not be easy because both Brazil and Spain, teams that have won more titles, give the fight and take the throne away from the Argentines.