Euro 2012 diplomatic football tournament was held in Abu Dhabi with the participation of the Embassies of the member countries of UEFA. The Embassy of Ukraine and the Embassy of Poland to the UAE – countries that will host the final tournament of the 14th UEFA European Football Championship – acted as organizers of this sport event.
Seven teams from the Embassies of Great Britain, Germany, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine participated in the tournament.
The diplomatic competition took place in Abu Dhabi Country Club. After inauguration of the tournament and the draw teams played quarterfinal, semifinal and final matches. During the game diplomats demonstrated high enthusiasm and good football skills. The Ambassador of Poland to the UAE personally defended the goal of his team as a goalkeeper. Turkish diplomatic team won the tournament bypassing German in the final with the score 2-0 after penalty kicks.
Hyundai company was the sponsor of the tournament being the official partner of Euro 2012 and Euro 2016. The company awarded players with medals and gifts (T-shirts, caps, balls, sports bags) with emblems and logos of Euro 2012. The Ambassador of Ukraine Yuriy Polurez and the Ambassador of Poland Adam Krzymowski presented to winners cups engraved with the name of the tournament.