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2023 UEFA Champions League final: Istanbul

The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League final will take place at Istanbul's Atatürk Olympic Stadium on 10 June 2023.

Istanbul's Atatürk Olympic Stadium will host the 2023 Champions League final
Istanbul's Atatürk Olympic Stadium will host the 2023 Champions League final UEFA via Getty Images

The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League season will conclude at Istanbul's Atatürk Olympic Stadium on Saturday 10 June 2023. The final will kick off at 21:00 CET (22:00 local time).

Explore Istanbul with the official event guide

Built to support Türkiye's bid to stage the 2008 Olympic Games, the venue 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.

2005 final highlights: Milan vs Liverpool

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.

2022/23 Champions League dates

The 68th season of Europe's elite club competition, the 31st since it was renamed the UEFA Champions League, begins on 21 June 2022 and runs to 10 June 2023.

Keep track of all the dates for the 2022/23 Champions League, from qualifying to knockout stages and check out details of the draws.

Upcoming Champions League finals

2023: Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul
: Wembley Stadium, London
2025: Fussball Arena München, Munich

What do the Champions League winners get?

The magic of the UEFA Champions League trophy

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.

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