The UEFA Champions League, as per its name, it’s a competition played by the national league's winners, and in some leagues like the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, and Bundesliga the top four clubs automatically qualify for the group stages of the tournament. Other teams might have the chance to qualify through a play-off, in addition to the winners of the previous year's tournament and the winner of the Europa League. The Champions League is considered one of the best tournaments in the world of sports in general, the amount of money paid by the sponsors and the high level of completion are two of many reasons, giving this tournament its legendary legacy.
The 2021-22 Champions League will sure follow the legacy of the previous versions of this prestigious tournament. Having the titleholder Chelsea, and their runners-up Manchester City, in addition to Spain champions Atletico Madrid, and Germany crowned champions Bayern Munich, also Liverpool one of England's best clubs, the Portuguese champions Benfica, as well as the yellow submarines, Villarreal. Last but not least, no one would ever be able to imagine the UEFA Champions League without its titles record holders the Los Blancos, and Real Madrid.
The 2021-22 Champions League fixtures are set and the final will kick off on Saturday, May 28, 2022. The Champions League first games of the group stage started on September 14, 2021. The knockout stage of the Champions League will take place in February and March 2022, with the draw being held in December 2022.
After that, the quarter-finals first leg will take place on April 5 and April 6, the second leg will take place on April 12 and April 13, and the semi-finals first leg will take place on April 27, and the second leg will take place on May 4. The Final is scheduled for Saturday, May 28, In Paris. It was moved to Paris, from Russia, due to the Russo-Ukrainian crisis.
The Stade de France, or the Parc Des Princes, is France's national stadium, and the official stadium of Paris Saint-German, the French champions, a club full of stars such as Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe. Moreover, it’s the venue that helped France win the first FIFA World Cup in 1998 when they won over Brazil 3-0 in the final. 80,698 is the capacity of the beautiful stadium, it’s a big number but for a final for a tournament like the Champions League, you better book your spot early if you were lucky enough, to reserve a spot between those lucky 80,698 fans.
Spain has dominated the record of the Champions League winners with Real Madrid recording 13 staggering defeats and consecutive winnings from 1956 to 1960. Also, Barcelona has won it for five seasons. England holds 13 Champions League victory titles with Liverpool winning six tournaments, Manchester United holding three triumphs and two for Nottingham Forest, and Chelsea the 2020-2021 winners, while Aston Villa has only one title. The Italian AC Milan is also one of the big teams with seven successful titles.
In the 2014-15 seasons Barcelona won against Juventus. Then Real Madrid leads the way with three consecutive triumphs from 2015-16 until the 2017-1