Invitation to the Euro 2020 final: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

1. What invitation the first minister/any govt ministers received to attend the recent euro 2020 final. 

2. What her/their responses to this were. Did she/they attend

3. What messages of good luck/congratulations/commiserations did our first minister send to the England team for their final.


1. The First Minister received an invitation from UEFA to attend the EURO2020 Final.

2. The First Minister was unable to attend the match but wished UEFA all the best for the final.

3. The First Minister wished the England team luck and congratulated them as they progressed through EURO 2020. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: First Minister's statement - 29 June 2021 - (Íž (14) Nicola Sturgeon on Twitter: "Congratulations, @England (Still just one team
unbeaten by so far in @EURO2020 )" / Twitter

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