The Champions League final changes venue – From St. Petersburg it goes to Paris

The Champions League final changes venue – From St. Petersburg it goes to Paris

Stormy developments are on the subject of this year’s Champions League final.

UEFA has indeed changed the venue of the great game due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Finally, from St. Petersburg, which was originally set, the final will finally take place in Paris, specifically at the “Stade de France”.

At the same time, he clarified that all home games of Russian and Ukrainian clubs, as well as the national teams of the two countries, will be held “until recently” in neutral stadiums.

The UEFA announcement in detail

“UEFA would like to express its gratitude and appreciation to the President of the French Republic Emanuel Macron for his personal support and commitment to bringing the most important game of European football to France, in a time of unparalleled crisis. Together with the French government, UEFA will fully support the efforts of many agencies to ensure the rescue of footballers and their families in Ukraine in the face of terrible human suffering, disaster and displacement.

At today’s meeting, the UEFA Executive Committee also decided that clubs and national teams of Russia and Ukraine competing in UEFA tournaments should play their home matches in neutral facilities until further notice.
The UEFA Executive Committee has further decided to remain prepared to convene further extraordinary meetings, on a regular basis where necessary, to reassess the legal and factual situation as it develops and to make further decisions as required.

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