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Atletico Madrid's brand new 68,000-seater stadium will host next season's Champions League final

Azerbaijan’s capital Baku is set to stage the 2019 Europa League final, meanwhile.

Spain: ATLETICO DE MADRID v MALAGA CF. La Liga 2017-2018 Fernando Torres walking out ahead of the stadium's first game last weekend. Source: SIPA USA/PA Images

ATLETICO MADRID’S NEW 68,000 capacity Wanda Metropolitano stadium will host the 2019 Champions League final, European football’s governing body Uefa announced this evening.

The €310 million Wanda Metropolitano opened its doors for the first time on Saturday as Atletico beat Malaga 1-0 in La Liga.

Budapest will host the women’s Champions League final, whilst Azerbaijani capital Baku receives the 2019 Europa League final after missing out to Madrid for the main event.

The Uefa Super Cup between the Champions League and Europa League winners will take place at Besiktas’ Vodafone Park in Istanbul.

© – AFP 2017

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