Stadium St. Petersburg in the running to host the 2021 UEFA Champions League final
The decision as to who will hold the 2020/21 Champions League final will be made by the UEFA executive committee in May or June 2019.
“The Russian Football Union is interested in hosting the UEFA Champions League final in St. Petersburg in 2021,” said RFU President Alexander Alayev. We have notified UEFA and are now waiting for a meeting with them, there we will discuss the process and this is scheduled for the end of November. Our final application must be submitted to UEFA no later than 15 February 2019 and before that, it must be approved by the RFU Executive Committee."
"The World Cup in Russia this summer gave a serious boost to the development of football in the country and has left us with a rich legacy, especially the magnificent stadiums we now have. In the summer of 2018, seven World Cup matches were held in St. Petersburg and in the 2018/19 season Zenit entered the top 20 most visited football clubs on the planet!"
"This unique all-weather stadium, claiming to be one of the best stadiums in Europe and located in the centre of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is ready to host the final of the UEFA's most prestigious club football tournament."