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How much do you know about the Champions League?

UEFA Champions League

5 facts you might not know

With the Champions League final coming up this weekend, every soccer fan is ready to tune in for the epic match. One of the most well known and respected club football tournaments, the UEFA Champions League was first held in 1955, known as the European Cup before its name change in 1992.

This year, the final has come down to Man City vs Chelsea on the 30th May. The event is confirmed to be hosted at the Estadio do Dragao in Porto, after a venue change due to COVID-19. 

If you count yourself a Champions League fan, or maybe just want to know a bit more about the tournament, read on for some interesting facts and impress your mates with your Champions League knowledge.

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How many views?!

Being one of the biggest soccer tournaments in the world, the Champions League draws millions of viewers to watch every year. With greater international viewership than the American Superbowl, the 2012-13 final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund had a whopping 360 million television viewers.