France should give up its Euro 2016 hosting rights: Just Fontaine

Amid severe security thread after France terrorist attacks, soccer world seems to have shaken its confidence that is why several games involving French players or destinations have to be called off for obvious reasons, and guess what, UEFA has taken a confident note of the threat over European firmness over the game. Yes, as per latest news coming from UEFA den, Euro 2016 will go ahead as planned without any change to the venue or time. This is informed by UEFA yesterday after going through the aftermath of recent suicidal attacks on France that claimed at least 150 lives and more than 200 injured including two blasts around the soccer venue. However, there are many who are taking it a brave attempt by the French government as it will provoke the extremists to stringent their plans to target the Europe again. France’s 1958 World Cup star Just Fontaine is first known figure to ask the country to give up the hosting for Euro 2016 amid severe security threat to every team and its players going to impart in the mega soccer event while UEFA has claimed via its website post that they will continue with the scheduled program without any forced changes.

European watchdogs said over their official web portal showing their strict stand against the recent threats, “For over three years now, Euro 2016 SAS has been working closely with the relevant authorities to develop the most appropriate mechanisms in order to guarantee there is a safe and secure tournament and we are confident that the necessary measures will be taken to ensure that is the case for all involved. The Euro final draw will go ahead as scheduled on Dec. 12 at the Palais des Congres in Paris and the final tournament will be played in France from June 10 to July 10, 2016.

“Following the dramatic events that occurred last Friday in Paris, UEFA and Euro 2016 SAS wish to reaffirm their commitment in placing safety and security at the centre of their organisational plans.”

While Fontaine said supporting his advice to call off the event on French soil, “Any other country could stage, but we cannot. I think France should forego the tournament. I am very afraid that this black Friday could be repeated. I think we cannot guarantee the safety that is required to host such a big event. It is simply too dangerous. Do you really think that people are going to go to the Stade de France in future?”