Euro 2020 opens with a bang! Andrea Bocelli performs a stirring rendition of Nessun Dorma

Euro 2020 opens with a bang! Andrea Bocelli performs a stirring rendition of Nessun Dorma, fireworks light up the Rome sky… and Francesco Totti and Alessandro Nesta deliver the match ball before Italy kick off against Turkey

Euro 2020 was opened in emphatic style after a stunning opening ceremony which included plenty of artistic flair before Italy faced Turkey in the opening game.

The highlight was a stirring rendition of Nessun Dorma, one of football’s most famous songs, by Italian opera tenor Andrea Bocelli. 

But the song used as the BBC‘s theme music for the 1990 World Cup in Italy came after a magnificent fireworks display, and incredible noise made by the fans inside the Stadio Olimpico.

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