UEFA picks Budapest to host 2026 Champions League final but delays 2027 decision on San Siro

The 70,000-seat Puskás Arena opened five years ago and has been a go-to venue for UEFA, hosting a Europa League final last year and replacement games during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Title: UEFA Picks Budapest to Host 2026 Champions League Final, Delays 2027 Decision on San Siro

UEFA has selected Budapest, Hungary, as the host city for the 2026 Champions League final. The decision comes after the success of the 70,000-seat Puskás Arena, which opened five years ago and has quickly become a popular venue for UEFA events. In addition to hosting a Europa League final last year, the Puskás Arena also filled in as a host for replacement games during the COVID-19 pandemic.

While Budapest has been chosen to host the 2026 final, UEFA has decided to delay its decision on the venue for the 2027 final, including the iconic San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. With its rich history and reputation as one of European football’s most famous stadiums, San Siro remains a strong contender for future Champions League final events.

The selection of Budapest for the 2026 final highlights UEFA’s confidence in the Puskás Arena as a top-notch hosting venue. With its state-of-the-art facilities and proven track record, Budapest is poised to deliver an unforgettable experience for fans, players, and officials alike.

Stay tuned for further updates as UEFA continues to finalize its plans for future Champions League finals, including the highly-anticipated decision on the 2027 host city.

Tags: UEFA, Budapest, Puskás Arena, Champions League, final, San Siro, Milan, Italy, football, Europa League, COVID-19, pandemic.


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