The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League final will take place at Istanbul's Atatürk Olympic Stadium on Saturday 10 June 2023. The final will kick off at 21:00 CET (22:00 local time). Built to support Turkey’s bid to stage the 2008 Olympic Games, the Atatürk Olympic Stadium opened in 2002 and is home to the Turkish national team. Situated in the Başakşehir area of the city, west of the Bosphorus, it boasts a seated capacity of over 75,000. This is the second major UEFA competition final to be staged at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium, with Liverpool having beaten AC Milan on penalties in the same venue in the final of the 2005 UEFA Champions League. The Reds triumphed despite trailing 3-0 at half-time, the 'Miracle of Istanbul' regarded as one of the most sensational comebacks in European football history.
The Champions League finalists will be confirmed when the semi-final ties conclude on Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 May. Holders Real Madrid are up against Manchester City at this stage for the second season running, while the other last-four tie pits together city rivals AC Milan and Inter. As usual, fans of the participating teams and the general public are being allocated the majority of the tickets for the final. A total of 47,200 tickets out of 72,000 are available directly for fans and the general public to purchase. The two teams that reach the final will receive 20,000 each; the sale and allocation process for the tickets reserved for the fans of the finalists will be organized by the clubs involved.
Ticket prices for the 2023 Champions League final:
- Category 4: €70
- Category 3: €180
- Category 2: €490
- Category 1: €690
- Accessibility tickets for disabled spectators cost €70 (all tickets are priced at the Category 4 rate and come with one complimentary companion ticket).
Tickets will be delivered by means of the official UEFA mobile tickets app a few days before the match. Ticket holders will need to download the official app, which is available for Android and iPhone users. The app allows fans to securely download, transfer, keep and assign guest tickets anytime and anywhere: https://www.uefa.com/tickets/ Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail.
Nigerian music superstar, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu known professionally as Burna Boy, a Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter and producer, will be performing live at the 2022-23 UEFA Champions League final in Istanbul, Turkey. Burna Boy will perform the Champions League final opening ceremony and will co-headline the 2023 UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show by Pepsi. The UEFA Champions League trophy stands 73.5cm tall and weighs 7.5kg. "It may not be an artistic masterpiece, but everybody in football is keen to get their hands on it," said creator Jürg Stadelmann. The 2022/23 winners are also assured of a place in the 2023/24 UEFA Champions’ League group stage, if they have not qualified via their domestic competition.
The vast appeal of the UEFA Champions League is reflected in its broadcast reach, with partners in Europe and across the globe spanning territories in Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America, the Middle East, Oceania and beyond. Fans who want to watch the final, can find their local UEFA Champions League broadcast partner(s) which are for Greece: Cosmote TV, MEGA, and for Türkiye: EXXEN (Turkish subscription streaming service and production company).