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Getty Images named Appointed Photographic Agency for UEFA EURO 2024
Jun 13, 2024
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London – 13 June 2024: Getty Images (NYSE: GETY), a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace, will once again serve as the Appointed Photographic Agency for the upcoming UEFA European Football Championship, more commonly known as UEFA EURO 2024, in Germany.

As the Appointed Photographic Agency, Getty Images will deploy a team of over 50 photographers onsite to capture every angle of UEFA EURO 2024 in 10 cities across Germany, from the opening match on 14th June to the final on 14th July. With an expert team of assigned UEFA photographers, Getty Images will have exclusive access to shooting positions pitch‑side and behind‑the‑scenes to deliver high‑quality content from all aspects of the tournament. This includes team portraits, training sessions, on‑field action, atmospheric imagery of the fans and city, and winners' shots after the trophy lift.  

“We are thrilled to continue building on our decades‑long relationship with UEFA to provide coverage of the most iconic moments from Europe’s biggest international football tournament,” said Ken Mainardis, Global Head of Editorial at Getty Images. “Leveraging the expertise of our award‑winning football photographers and industry‑leading operations team, the UEFA EURO 2024 is an incredible opportunity to display Getty Images’ photographic prowess. Our team of content creators excel in big matchday occasions and will capture the magic of European football through emotive imagery that is made available to our customers, UEFA partners, and fans across the globe in near real‑time.”

Fernando Santamaria, Photography Manager at UEFA, adds: “Getty Images plays a key role in the UEFA photography coverage of the UEFA EURO 2024. The expertise of the Getty Images photographers and editors will bring this tournament to another level. The Squad Access Days will provide UEFA and its partners with creative players’ portraits, while the premium quality of match action and exclusive positions will provide a unique record of each game, all available within the UEFA Collection via Getty Images.

“UEFA and Getty Images have developed a successful relationship based on the trust in Getty Images photographers to deliver high‑quality content for our channels. Their flexibility, initiative and responsive nature ensures an open communication and confidence within the UEFA digital content team which is essential at a major tournament.”

For over 25 years, Getty Images’ sports editorial team have worked tirelessly to create award‑winning imagery and video that allows customers to set themselves apart from their competition. Along with UEFA, Getty Images is the official photographer or photographic partner to over 125 of the world’s leading sports leagues, clubs and governing bodies, including FIFA, the International Olympic Committee and Formula 1, and provides a breadth of coverage from over 50,000 sporting events a year that is unmatched.

Getty Images has content from every European Football Championship dating back to the first tournament in 1960 and has worked officially with UEFA since 2004.  For more information about Getty Images’ coverage of past and future UEFA Euro tournaments, visit

Image credit: Michael Regan/UEFA via Getty Images