UEFA Finally Releases Statement as Champions League final ‘decision reached’ after Russia invasion of Ukraine.
There has been many news saying the venue for the Champions League finals should be moved away from Russia after the invasion of Ukraine and we previously reported that Man UTD is looking to end partnership with a Russian Airline.
UEFA has called an immediate meeting to discuss the moving of the Champions League finals to a new location as Russia pushes on their decision to invade Ukraine.
The Executive committee will be b=meeting tomorrow to talk about the best action to take given the current circumstances, evaluate the situation and take al the necessary decisions it needs to take.
Here is what the Statement read;
“UEFA shares the international community’s significant concern for the security situation developing in Europe and strongly condemns the ongoing Russian military invasion in Ukraine.
“As the governing body of European football, UEFA is working tirelessly to develop and promote football according to common European values such as peace and respect for human rights, in the spirit of the Olympic Charter.
“We remain resolute in our solidarity with the football community in Ukraine and stand ready to extend our hand to the Ukrainian people. We are dealing with this situation with the utmost seriousness and urgency. Decisions will be taken by the UEFA Executive Committee and announced tomorrow.”
Saint Petersburg was due to be the host city for the UCL finals but now it looks to be in doubts.