2021 UEFA Champions League final: Istanbul

The Atatürk Olympic Stadium, stage for the famous 2005 final, will host the decider again in 2021.

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The 2020/21 UEFA Champions League final will be held at Istanbul's Atatürk Olympic Stadium – a legendary venue in Liverpool lore.

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The miracle of Istanbul
The miracle of Istanbul

The home of the Turkish national team, the Atatürk Olympic Stadium is the country's largest stadium, and famously staged the 2005 UEFA Champions League decider, when Liverpool came from 3-0 down at half-time to beat AC Milan on penalties.

Named in honour of Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey, the venue was opened in 2002 and has held major athletics events – and a U2 concert – as well as being a home for Istanbul clubs Galatasaray (2003/04), İstanbul Başakşehir (2007–14) and Beşiktaş (2013–16).

The stadium was originally intended as host venue for the 2020 final. However, the COVID-19 outbreak meant that on 17 June 2020, the UEFA Executive Committee decided to change the venues in line with the decision to stage the closing rounds of the 2019/20 competition in Lisbon, Portugal.