| Investigation: UEFA's Role in the Chaos of the Real Madrid vs. FC Liverpool Champions League Final

UEFA bears the primary responsibility for the turmoil around the Champions League final in between Real Madrid and FC Liverpool (1-0) last May. This is the outcome of an independent examination that the European Football Association itself commissioned. As the organizer of the occasion, UEFA is accountable for the mistakes that practically caused its disaster, the report says. The last on May 28 was only begun with a 37-minute late after chaotic scenes around the stadium. Long snakes had actually formed in front of the entrances to the fan blocks of FC Liverpool, there were great crowds in crowded bottlenecks, the authorities also actioned in with tear gas.


UEFA General Secretary Theodore Theodorakis apologized once again on Monday in the name of UEFA with all those affected. I would particularly like to ask forgiveness to the FC Liverpool fans for the news that were released before and during the game which had the result that they were wrongly blamed for the situation, stated Theodorakis. Many fans felt reminded of the Hillsborough disaster of 1989 with 97 deaths, after which Liverpool fans had initially been blamed.

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