Both European and football are looking for their place in an increasingly nervous world. On occasion, they look together - such as during the 2020 European Championship, which will be played in 2021. A tournament as a time machine.
This travel guide to European football culture is aimed both at long-suffering fans and new followers. It explains what Euro '96 had to do with Brexit, why the Christian cross on the badge of Real Madrid became problematic, if football is really becoming ever more green and something of a "future laboratory" for our society, and how all of Finland is hoping to avoid a selkäsauna - a visit to the sauna - during this European Championship