Football highlight on 6 June 2015 / new website: football.visitBerlin.com
One Year until UEFA Champions League Final in Berlin
Berlin, 5 June 2014 A year from tomorrow will be the men's final of the UEFA Champions League at Berlin's Olympic Stadium. The women will have their final on 14 May 2015, also in Berlin.
"The countdown has started", says Burkhard Kieker, CEO of visitBerlin. "We are honoured to host the UEFA Champions League Final next year and look forward to welcoming the teams, fans and organisers to Berlin. Our city will prove itself to be an experienced host."
New website for visitors to Berlin
visitBerlin is putting together information about travelling to Berlin, finding accommodation and various events surrounding the football event of the year on its new website: football.visitBerlin.com
In addition to the two UEFA Champions League final matches, 30 May 2015 will also see the men's DFB Cup final come to Berlin, making three renowned football finals within less than a month taking place in Berlin.
Berlin has lots of experience as a venue for major sporting events at the international level. The German capital has recently hosted the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Championships, the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2011 Women's European Volleyball Championships.
Annual sports highlights such as the Sechstagerennen, the men's DFB Cup final match, the ISTAF International Stadium Festival and the BMW Berlin Marathon also attract tens of thousands of visitors on a regular basis. Germany's number one sports city currently has about 2,400 sports organisations with 600,000 active athletes. 1. FC Union Berlin, Alba Berlin, the Berlin Recycling Volleys, Eisbären Berlin, Füchse Berlin and Hertha BSC all put Berlin at the top of the pro sports charts.
For more information about sport in Berlin, go to sport.visitBerlin.com.