The Champions League final relocated?

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According to Daily Star, the Champions League final which is scheduled for May 28 in Saint Petersburg could be relocated to London by UEFA in the event of an invasion of Ukraine by Russia. In the event of an escalation in the conflict between the two countries, the match which was to take place in the Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg could then be moved to Wembley. It would be a real financial loss for the Russian city because the organization of a Champions League final would bring in more than 70 million euros for the host.

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Last season’s final had already been relocated, initially scheduled for Istanbul, UEFA had moved the meeting to Porto due to health constraints in Turkey. The Turkish city had been placed on the red list at the time by the British authorities, which prevented supporters of the two English finalists Chelsea and Manchester City from going there.

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