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Volume 7 No. 149

Events and Attractions

Aleksander Ceferin said that UEFA has no plans to stage a Champions League final outside of Europe.
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UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin denied reports in Spain of talks to play the '21 Champions League final in N.Y., according to the AP. Mediapro, Spain's Champions League rights holder, is said to be "investigating the feasibility" of playing the final in the U.S. city, according to media reports. UEFA "is set to decide next year where to stage its marquee club finale" in '21. Ceferin said in a statement, "This idea is currently not being discussed at all. UEFA has no plans to stage the Champions League final outside Europe" (AP, 9/13).