City attended with their staff, as well as their chief executive, Ferran Soriano and their sporting director, Txiki Begiristain
The Ataturk stadium was yesterday the epicenter of world football where a show was experienced on and off the pitch
A Champions League final is much more than a match. Last night was reflected in the atmosphere and color experienced in the stands of the stadium Atatürkin the pyrotechnic and musical show with which the game opened and in the ‘overbooking’ of the characters. Nobody wanted to miss the final.
The day started in full swing. Fireworks and shows Burn Boy (Nigerian singer) e Anitta (Brazilian) to create the ideal atmosphere. It was then that the authorities began to take their seats in the box. And it became clear, for the safety appreciated, that the tenants of the noble area were ‘heavyweights’.
He highlighted the presence of the President of Türkiye, Recep Tayyip Erdoğanand that of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahayan. Representing Manchester City were his staff: Mansur bin Zayed, owner of the institution since September 2008 and who, for the second time, has witnessed a ‘citizens’ game’. He hadn’t attended a team sporting event for 13 years and yesterday he did so wearing a blue and white scarf. Nor was it missing Khaldoon al-Mubarak, president of the municipality. Among the representatives of the English team there was also its managing director, Ferran Sorianoand his sporting director, Txiki Begiristainboth with a past in Barça.
He InterFor its part, it was represented by its president, the Chinese businessman Stephen Zhangand his sporting director, Beppe Morata. The team from Lombardy invited the 2010 champions (2-0 against Bayern Munich at the Bernabéu). They participated, among others, Balotelli, kaka, Julius Caesar, Cambiasso, Pike… Legends of ‘football’ like Fabio hat OR Alessandro Del Piero. The presidents of FIFA and UEFA were also present at the historic event, Gianni Infantino AND Alexander Ceferinrespectively.