UEFA gets 2M requests for Euro 2012 match tickets

UEFA says more than two million tickets have been requested for

the 2012 European Championship, and 28 of 31 matches are


Fans in host nations Poland and Ukraine have made 90 percent of

the applications for tickets which are priced from ?30 ($42).

Fans in Germany have made more than 65,000 requests and Russian

residents around 40,000.

UEFA says people from 178 countries have registered to buy

tickets on its website before the March 31 deadline. Ballots will

decide who gets them.

Ticket plans to follow teams through the June 8-July 1

tournament are oversubscribed for Germany, the Netherlands, Poland,

Russia, Spain and Ukraine.

A total of 1.4 million tickets are available for matches in

eight cities.