Russia stripped of Champions League final by Uefa over Ukraine crisis

Uefa has confirmed that May’s Champions League final has been moved from St Petersburg to Paris in response to Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine.

European football’s governing body made the announcement after an extraordinary meeting of its executive committee on Friday. The game was scheduled to take place at the Gazprom Arena in Russia’s second-largest city on 28 May.

Uefa said on Thursday that it strongly condemned the invasion and remained resolute in its “solidarity with the football community in Ukraine”.

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