The former Arsenal defender disagreed with Uefa's claims that the tournament creates opportunities to reduce racism, and believes that Poland & Ukraine should not be hosts
Racist chanting has been previously reported from football fans in the host nations of Poland and Ukraine, while the British government has advised fans of Afro-Caribbean or Asian descent not to travel to avoid racially-motivated attacks.
And the former Arsenal centre-back declared that supporters should simply avoid attending the tournament, telling the BBC: "Stay at home, watch it on TV. Don't even risk it ... because you could end up coming back in a coffin."
Uefa recently insisted that such events can be a catalyst for change in host nations, saying in a statement: "Euro 2012 brings the spotlight on the host countries and clearly creates an opportunity to address and confront such societal issues.
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However, Campbell disagreed, opining that potential host nations should first make changes in order to win the right to hold a tournament.
"I think that they were wrong," he argued.
“What they should say is that 'if you want this tournament, you sort your problems out. Until we see a massive improvement ... you do not deserve these prestigious tournaments in your country.'"
The families of two England players, Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, are reported to be staying away from Euro 2012 for fear of racist attacks.