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29 May 2019 | 03:51 PM UTC

Spain: Madrid to host UEFA Champions League final June 1

Spain News Alert

UEFA Champions League final to be held in Madrid on June 1; heightened security measures and road closures expected beginning May 30

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/3/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Madrid

Event

The 2019 UEFA Champions League championship match will be held in Madrid on Saturday, June 1. Thousands of fans are expected to attend the match at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. The match is scheduled to begin at 21:00 (local time). Related events will take place at Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Plaza de Callao, and Plaza de Oriente from 11:00 on Thursday, May 30, through 22:00 on Sunday, June 2. A guide published by the Madrid tourism board can be found here

Heightened security measures (such as checkpoints and an increased security presence) are to be expected throughout the city, particularly at related venues, Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD), and other transportation facilities. An increased demand for hotels in the city and crowded conditions at MAD are also possible.

Advice

Individuals in Madrid are advised to keep abreast of the situation, anticipated heightened security measures and crowded conditions, and to obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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