In 2020, Scottish fans will have the chance to witness future iconic moments first-hand as Hampden Park plays host to four UEFA EURO 2020 matches

Hampden will host a series of competitive fixtures on the 15, 19, 23 and 30 June 2020. To ensure as many Scottish fans as possible feel part of the tournament – even if they can’t visit the stadium – EventScotland and the Scottish FA have teamed up to tour ‘The Hampden Roar.’

Starting on Saturday, 12 October, ‘The Hampden Roar’ is an exciting family-friendly exhibition featuring five interactive zones that will also visit Dundee, Inverness, Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Families will be able to enjoy a number of fun-filled activities, with a playing area for children with dribbling competitions, penalty kicks and football trivia areas. 

There will also be an Iconic Moments zone – a travelling museum exhibiting precious artefacts from the Scottish Football Museum, a selfie area and a Fans First zone which will capture Scots fans greatest and most iconic moments from the tournament’s history. 

Included in one of the five dedicated zones will be the coveted trophy of the UEFA European Championship, the Henri Delaunay Cup, last won by Portugal during the 2016 tournament.

The tour will visit 

Overgate Shopping Centre – Saturday 12th October: 10.00 – 18.00

Inverness Leisure – Monday 14th October: 10.00 – 18.00

Aberdeen Sports Village – Thursday 17th October: 10.00 – 18.00

Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre – Saturday 19th October: 10.00 – 18.00

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Paul Bush OBE, VisitScotland’s Director of Events, said: “Scotland is the perfect stage for world-class events and our diverse portfolio of events is pivotal to bringing visitors to the country. We are extremely excited to be working with all the partners to bring this iconic trophy to Scotland for the first time. This keenly anticipated competition will showcase everything Glasgow and Scotland have to offer, and we’re delighted to be part of the celebrations.”

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Richard McBrearty, the curator of the Scottish Football Museum, said: “We are a proud delivery partner for ‘The Hampden Roar’, a fantastic way to showcase just some of the rich collection we have at the museum and to celebrate our special opportunity to host four4 games in this unique EURO. Our dedicated UEFA EURO 2020 exhibition can be found in the Museum and everyone is always welcome."

A further trophy tour in Glasgow is expected in 2020 as the tournament nears. 

‘The Hampden Roar’ is being brought to life by VisitScotland’s EventScotland team, the Scottish FA, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Football Museum and local partners.

This will be the first time that the trophy has toured Scotland and is a unique opportunity for fans to see it firsthand in their local town. 

12 cities across Europe will host UEFA EURO 2020 in June and July 2020 to mark the 60th anniversary of the competition, with Hampden Park staging 4 matches.