2024 UEFA Champions League Final Venue: On Saturday 1 June, London’s Wembley Stadium will host the 2023/24 UEFA Champions League final, where the cream of the crop will compete for the ultimate prize in European club football. This will be the eighth time that the iconic London venue will stage the final of Europe’s premier club competition, and the third time since it was rebranded as the UEFA Champions League in 1992.
The 2023/24 season will mark the 69th edition of the prestigious tournament and the 32nd under the UEFA Champions League name.
2024 UEFA Champions League Final Match Details
The 2024 UEFA Champions League Final will be the 69th final of Europe’s premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 32nd season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs’ Cup to the UEFA Champions League. It will be played at Wembley Stadium in London, England, on 1 June 2024.
The two teams that will contest the final will be the winners of the two semi-finals, which will be played on 30 April and 1 May 2024. The semi-final draw will take place on Friday, 21 April 2024.
The winner of the 2024 UEFA Champions League Final will qualify for the 2024 UEFA Super Cup and the 2025 FIFA Club World Cup. They will also be entitled to wear a special badge on their shirts for the following season.
|TBD vs TBD
|1 June 2024
|Wembley Stadium, London
2024 UEFA Champions League Final Host Stadium: Wembley Stadium’s History
The 2023/24 UEFA Champions League season will reach its climax at the historic Wembley Stadium in London, where the finest teams in Europe will battle for the ultimate glory on Saturday 1 June. This will be the third time that the UEFA Champions League final will be held at the prestigious London venue since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs’ Cup in 1992, and the eighth time overall.
The 2023/24 edition will be the 69th season of the most coveted club competition in Europe and the 32nd under the UEFA Champions League banner.
Wembley has been transformed since it hosted the last final of the old-style European Cup in 1992, but it has not lost any of its charm. The iconic twin towers were replaced by a stunning arch over the stadium, which was completely rebuilt and is now one of the most spectacular and modern stadiums in the world.
• With a seating capacity of around 90,000, the new Wembley reopened in 2007 and is the home of the England national team, as well as the venue for the top domestic cup finals in the country.
• Wembley is known as the ‘Home of Football’ and has hosted more European Cup finals than any other stadium. In 1963, AC Milan beat Benfica 2-1 in the first European final at Wembley, and in 1968, Manchester United became the first English winners of the competition with a 4-1 extra-time victory over the same Portuguese side.
Ajax won their first trophy in 1971 with a 2-0 win over Panathinaikos, and Liverpool also won 1-0 against Club Brugge in 1978. Barcelona then lifted their first European Cup in 1992 with a 1-0 extra-time win over Sampdoria, and repeated the feat in 2011 with a 3-1 win over Manchester United. The last final at Wembley was in 2013, when Bayern beat Dortmund 2-1 in a German showdown.
• Wembley Stadium was the venue for all three of England’s Group D matches at UEFA EURO 2020, as well as two round of 16 games, both semi-finals and the final, where the hosts were denied their first title in the tournament by Italy on penalties. The outcome was more favourable for England at UEFA Women’s EURO 2022, as they beat Germany 2-1 after extra time to become European champions for the first time.
The old Wembley Stadium, also known as the Empire Stadium, was built as the main attraction of a British Empire Exhibition after the First World War, and opened in April 1923. It was the centre of English football until 2000, when it was demolished in 2003 to make room for the current stadium.
• The old Wembley hosted the 1948 Olympic Games and the final of EURO ’96, but its most memorable moment for England came on 30 July 1966, when Geoff Hurst scored a hat-trick to lead England to a 4-2 extra-time win over West Germany in the FIFA World Cup final.
What do the Champions League winners get?
The UEFA Champions League trophy is 73.5cm high and weighs 7.5kg. “It is not a masterpiece of art, but everyone in football wants to hold it,” said its maker Jürg Stadelmann.
The champions will also have the opportunity to face the champions of the 2023/24 UEFA Europa League in the 2024 UEFA Super Cup.
What stadium is Champions League final 2024?
On 1 June 2024, the UEFA Champions League final will be held at Wembley Stadium in London.