This Saturday, May 28, 2022,Paris is preparing to host an exceptional Champions League final at the Stade de France.
A crazy night
It’s a crazy night ahead for football fans, as Paris and the Stade de France host the 2022 Champions League final, relocated after the invasion of Ukraine. Thousands of Madrid and English supporters are expected in the capital, and an important security device has been put in place for this Saturday, May 28th of anthology. Four years after winning his 13th Champion’s League cup, still against the Reds, Karim Benzema’s teammates are aiming for a fourteenth victory, still more historic. For their part, a few days after having failed in their quest for the Premier League, the Liverpool of Mo Salah and Sadio Mané will be revengeful after the final lost a few years earlier. For the occasion, Liverpool fans who have not been able to access the stadium will benefit from a giant fan zone located at Cours de Vincennes, in the 20th arrondissement.
Events before the match
To celebrate the hosting of the European Cup final, Paris and Saint-Denis got up to speed with events organized before the match. In Paris, it is on the forecourt of the Hôtel de Ville that you will have to go. On the program: a mini-football field, photo booths, goal shooting and dribbling activities as well as a freestyle football demonstration area. In Saint-Denis, you will have to go to Place Victor Hugo and Place Jean Jaurès from 10 a.m. until kick-off at 9 p.m. Apart from a giant 12 m high trophy, a precision ball shooting range and a giant foot-dart target will be made available. A ball tennis court, a 1v1 arena and photo animations are also planned. While Real Madrid fans have a reserved fan zone in Saint-Denis, at the Parc de la Légion d’honneur, those of the Reds will have to go to the other end of the capital, near Porte de Vincennes. But their fan zone can accommodate up to 40,000 supporters, enough to ensure an incredible atmosphere for these ball lovers, whose songs are recognized around the world. Two giant screens have been installed on the Cours de Vincennes, which will be under surveillance and accessible from 2 p.m. on Saturday, only to English fans.