2016 UEFA Champions League Final in Milan: Information and Tickets

by Giulia Minero


28 May, 2016


8:45 pm - 11:30 pm

San Siro Stadium


The 2016 UEFA Champions League final will be held in Milan, Italy, at San Siro Stadium (Stadio Meazza) on Saturday 28th May 2016, kick off is 8,45pm Italian time. If you’re not going to the stadium, you can still watch the match from one of the TVs and wide screens that will be installed in Milan.


For the fourth time from its build in 1926, the majestic Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, known as San Siro Stadium, is hosting the Final of 2016 UEFA Champions League between the two best teams in Europe. The newly refurbished football temple of Italy, home to A.C. Milan and F.C. Internazionale, will surprise its guests with its new orange sector and sky box, featuring cutting-edge technologies. While in Milan, football lovers may also take this opportunity to visit the exclusive San Siro Museum, boasting a fabulous trophy case (including the UEFA Champions League past editions trophies won by both Milanese teams), old jerseys, photos, boots and tickets. To make their Champions League experience even more complete, visitors can enjoy a shopping session at the new San Siro Store, selling official merchandising from A.C. Milan or F.C. Internazionale, or pay a visit to the highly technological Casa Milan, hosted in the futuristic headquarters of A.C Milan.

The match

On 26 and 27 April the result of Manchester City vs Real Madrid was 0-0, while Atletico Madrid beat Bayern Monaco on 3 May 2016. On the last match of the semi-finals, on 4 May Real Madrid beat Manchester City 1-0, after which Real Madrid was crowned the second team playing the final match on 28 May against another Spanish team, Atlético Madrid, to get the awaited trophy.
The areas in Milan that will be devoted to the fans of the two teams are Centrale FS (Piazza Duca d’Aosta, M2 and M3, green and yellow lines, ‘Centrale FS’) for Atlético de Madrid and Pagano (M1, red line, Pagano) for Real Madrid.


The gates of the stadium will be open to the public from 5.45pm

FAQ about 2016 UEFA Champions League

  • Who will play the final? After the last semi-final match on 4 May, it is now official that Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid will be playing the final match.
  • How can I get the tickets? Presently, you have only 3 ways of getting a ticket.
    1) It’s been announced that those visiting the Champions Festival on the week before the match could have the very last chance of winning the tickets for the Final Match.
    2) Or, if you are lucky, you can also win a ticket every week, by participating in the Unicredit contest. Upload here (Italian language website) your 15-second video of you scoring a goal in a funny way and good luck!
    4) Perhaps you could try to buy a ticket from private sellers who are re-selling it on the official portal – only Mastercard or Visa credit cards are accepted for payment. 
    The official UEFA lottery ended on 14 March, winners were notified of the result of their application by 8 April 2016 and group bookings were not possible. Each participant could buy no more than 2 tickets. To allow further access to tickets for the final match GAZPROM, one of UEFA Champion’s League’s sponsors, and Ticketmania introduced a prize draw, which ended on 12 May 2016. (see ‘External Links’). By contract, re-selling of tickets is only allowed on official acceptance by the UEFA. The re-seller and the new buyer must go together to the match with their documents, the new buyer is the only person who can use the ticket and the re-selling price must be the same as it was at the first purchase (the price paid by winners to the UEFA via the Internet lottery or via GAZPROM).
    In 2015 seats were also reserved for each of the clubs that reached the final for selling directly to their own fans, people who lost the lottery could enquire directly with the club concerned.
    The official ticketing terms and conditions for the 2016 UEFA Champions League™ Final at the San Siro Stadium are available here, in PDF format
  • What is the price of tickets? During the lottery, official ticket prices for 2016 UEFA Champions League ranged from 70 to 440 € (respectively: category 4, that is to say behind the goals on the upper level, and category 1, centrally positioned. 

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External Links

UEFA EURO 2016 ticket resale platform: access.uefa.com/pkpcontroller/wp/euroresale
Gazprom website: 

See the official UEFA Champions League website

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Calciomondiale is also Adidas retail store: here you will find the official match ball, also featured in this article

Calcio Mondiale offers both to football players and the most demanding supporters the right spot to find a rich selection of the latest official merchandising from Italian and international clubs.
Official jerseys, football boots, match balls, accessories and gadgets from Adidas, Nike, Puma, Lotto, Kappa, Diadora and many other brands are just part of the offer, as the store also provides the chance of custumising garments with numbers and letters.

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