Due to the financial strains from the coronavirus pandemic, UEFA will pay €70.4 million ($75 million) to 676 clubs to send their players to UEFA national team competitions, European football’s governing body said Thursday.

”The UEFA Executive Committee today decided to release immediately the club benefit payments related to the clubs’ contribution to UEFA national team competitions in light of the current crisis and the financial difficulties many clubs are facing across Europe,” UEFA said in a statement.

UEFA added that the payments are supposed to be made after EURO 2020 playoffs, but it decided to make the payments

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