Atletico Madrid to host 2019 Champions League final

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Atletico Madrid’s new 68,000 capacity Wanda Metropolitano stadium will host the 2019 Champions League final, European football’s governing body UEFA announced.

 

The Wanda Metropolitano cost about 310 million-euro ($370 million)

 

The 2019 Europa League final will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan, while Budapest in Hungary will host the Women’s Champions League final.

 

Istanbul’s Besiktas Stadium will stage the 2019 Uefa Super Cup.

 

Madrid will become only the second city to have held five or more European Cup finals after London – Real’s Bernabeu Stadium hosted the finals in 1957, 1969, 1980 and 2010.

 

Atletico played their first league game in the 67,000-capacity venue when they beat Malaga 1-0 on 17 September.

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