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Ukraine-Russia Invasion: Champions League final to be moved from Russia

UEFA is set to announce tomorrow that it is moving the Champions League final from St. Petersburg following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has called an ‘extraordinary meeting’ of its executive committee on Friday.

Officials will discuss the crisis and SSN says,they will confirm the showpiece match on 28 May will no longer be played at the 68,000-capacity Gazprom Arena in St Petersburg.

In a tweet posted on Thursday,,24th February,the European football’s governing body disclosed:
“Following the evolution of the situation between Russia and Ukraine, the UEFA president has called an extraordinary meeting of the Executive Committee for 10:00 CET on Friday 25 February, in order to evaluate the situation and take all necessary decisions.
Further communication will be made after the meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee.”