Champions League final 2022: ticket ballot explained and how many tickets UEFA give to UCL finalists

All the details on how to secure a spot at the biggest game in European football...

The final of this season’s Champions League will be moved from St Petersburg to Paris, UEFA has confirmed.

In a meeting on Friday morning, the governing body announced that Russia had been stripped of the event as a response to the country’s ongoing military attack on neighbouring Ukraine.

The showpiece contest, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 28th, will now be held at the Stade de France.

Securing a ticket for the final can famously be a tough task, and we’ve gathered all of the information you might need on the process.

How can I buy a ticket for the Champions League final?

At the time of writing, UEFA are yet to confirm this year’s ticket application process, or the relevant dates for fans to apply.

The governing body do advise, however, that supporters visit regularly to learn when the ticket application starts.

Using last year’s final between Manchester City as an example, however, tickets were available to buy via the two clubs’ respective websites a little over a fortnight before the match itself.

As such, the balloting process for securing a ticket is likely to depend on the individual policies of participating clubs.

Tickets for the general public then went on sale roughly a week before the game.

How much are tickets to the Champions League final?

While prices for the relocated final in Paris are set to be confirmed in full at some point in March, UEFA have already given some indicators on their plans for costs and allocations.

When the final was due to be held in St. Petersburg, each participating club were set to be handed 5,000 tickets to distribute among their respective fanbases. Given the altered capacity of the Stade de France, that figure could change, but at the very least, there should be a relatively large allocation on offer to supporters.

UEFA also pledged to freeze the cost of the two cheapest tickets on offer for at least the next three seasons, with category 4 tickets remaining at around £58, and category 3 at roughly £150.

According to the Associated Press, the most expensive tickets on offer will rise in price to around £576, while category 2 prices will jump to around £409.

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