On April 16, 2011 in Vilnius the Embassy of Ukraine in Lithuania and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Lithuania organized the football mini-tournament «Football Cup Euro 2012» for the diplomatic missions and the Lithuanian authorities.
The tournament was dedicated the European Football Championship that will take place in Ukraine and Poland in 2012.
The football teams of the Seimas, the Office of the President of Lithuania, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, the Ministry of National Defense of Lithuania, the Embassy of Poland, the Embassy of Russia, the Embassy of Ukraine, the Embassy of the USA, the Embassy of France, the Embassies of Japan and Great Britain, the Embassies of Germany, Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary, the Embassies of Sweden, Denmark and Finland took part in the tournament.
«For Ukraine the Euro-2012 is not only an important sports event of the European level, but also an outstanding opportunity to present its European countries. We expect numerous guests and fans, including from the Republic of Lithuania»,- noted Charge d'Affaires of Ukraine to the Republic of Lithuania Sergii Popyk during the opening ceremony.