2015 UEFA Champions League Final

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2015 UEFA Champions League Final
2015 UCL Final Visual Identity.jpg
Event 2014–15 UEFA Champions League
Date 6 June 2015
Venue Olympiastadion, Berlin
2014
2016

The 2015 UEFA Champions League Final will be the final match of the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League, the 60th season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 23rd season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League. It will be played at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany on 6 June 2015.[1]

The winners will earn the right to play against the winners of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League in the 2015 UEFA Super Cup. They will also qualify to enter the semi-finals of the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup as the UEFA representative.

Venue[edit]

The Olympiastadion in Berlin will host the final.

The Olympiastadion was announced as the venue of the final at the UEFA Executive Committee meeting on 23 May 2013.[2] This will be the first European Cup/Champions League final hosted in Berlin.

The current Olympiastadion was originally built for the 1936 Summer Olympics in the southern part of the Reichssportfeld (today Olympiapark Berlin). During World War II, the area suffered little damage. After the war, the British military occupation used the northern part of the Reichssportfeld as its headquarters until 1949. From 1951 to 2005, the Olympischer Platz had a giant antenna transmitting for all the portable radios in Berlin. Aside from its use as an Olympic stadium, the Olympiastadion has a strong footballing tradition. Historically, it has been the ground of club Hertha BSC since 1963. It was also used for 3 matches in the 1974 FIFA World Cup. It hosted six matches, including the final, in the 2006 FIFA World Cup and was renovated for that reason. Since 1985, the German Cup final match has been held annually at the Olympiastadion.

Pre-match[edit]

Ambassador[edit]

Former Germany international player Karl-Heinz Riedle, who won the Champions League with Borussia Dortmund in 1997, was named as the ambassador for the final.[3]

[edit]

UEFA unveiled the visual identity of the final on 29 August 2014.[4]

Related events[edit]

The 2015 UEFA Women's Champions League Final will be held on 14 May 2015 at the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark in Berlin. Unlike recent years in which the Women's Champions League final was held in the same week as the men's Champions League final, the two finals will be separated by almost a month, as the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup starts in early June.[5]

Match[edit]

6 June 2015
20:45 CEST
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Report

Match rules[6]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.

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