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Madrid to receive UEFA Champions League Trophy

Published: Friday 9 April 2010, 14.50CET
Madrid, as host city of this season's final, will take charge of the UEFA Champions League Trophy after a presentation ceremony at the Palacio de Cibeles on Friday 16 April.

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Published: Friday 9 April 2010, 14.50CET

Madrid to receive UEFA Champions League Trophy

Madrid, as host city of this season's final, will take charge of the UEFA Champions League Trophy after a presentation ceremony at the Palacio de Cibeles on Friday 16 April.

The UEFA Champions League Trophy will be handed over by UEFA to the host city of Madrid at a special ceremony which will take place on Friday 16 April, from 13.00CET, at the Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid's Town Hall.

UEFA president Michel Platini will present the trophy to the mayor of Madrid, Alberto Ruiz Gallardón, for the city to keep and display to the public until this season's UEFA Champions League final is played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on Saturday 22 May (20.45).

The president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Ángel María Villar Llona, the president of Real Madrid CF, Florentino Pérez Rodríguez, together with the ambassador for this year's final, former Spain striker Emilio Butragueño, and representatives of last season's European champions FC Barcelona, will be among the renowned personalities attending the event.

The UEFA Champions League Trophy will go on tour in the Spanish capital from Saturday 17 April until Friday 14 May. The tour will begin on 17 April (12.00) at the Puerta del Sol, one of Madrid's most emblematic squares.

Media representatives wishing to attend the trophy handover ceremony are requested to contact the RFEF by emailing prensa@rfef.es for accreditation.

Last updated: 27/11/12 9.00CET

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