Russian government says the change of venue for the UEFA Champions League final is a “shame”

The situation in Ukraine after the military invasion of Russia, has made the UEFA take action on the matter and make the decision to change the venue of the final that was scheduled to be played in Saint Petersburg.

After the decision adopted by the governing body of European football, the Russian government cataloged the decision as “a shame” by moving the headquarters of the Krestovsky Stadium to the Saint-Denis Stadium from Paris, where it will finally be the place to meet the European champion.

After a series of negotiations with other venues in Spain, Germany and England, the decision was made to send the final to the Saint-Denis stadium in Paris, where the final of the UEFA champions league Come in Barcelona and armory in the year 2006, in addition, the final of the World Cup in France 1998.

Russian government spokesman Dmitri Peskov was outraged by UEFA’s decision. “It is a shame and a pity that such a decision was made. We could have provided the best conditions for the event,” he commented.

Russia has been vetoed suspended so far from several events of a cultural nature such as Eurovisionthe suspension of Sochi Grand Prix on the Formula 1 and a decision is expected to be made on the playoff match where the Russia national team must first face the Selection of Poland.