Paris replaces St. Petersburg as UEFA Champions League final location
The logo of UEFA Champions League. /CFP

The logo of UEFA Champions League. /CFP

Russia was stripped of hosting the Champions League final by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) on Friday with Saint Petersburg replaced by Paris, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Friday.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of an announcement by the UEFA executive committee after a private meeting.

The final is set to be held in the 80,000-seat Stade de France.

Source(s): AP

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