Frankfurters make a beeline for Camp Nou


20000 Frankfurt Fans on the way to Camp Nou Image: FC Barcelona

Frankfurters (Germany) are all set to make a beeline for Barcelona (Spain).

The ‘Bild’ stated that a good number of 20,000 Frankfurters are making a scramble for bus and train tickets. The destination – Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium – for the quarter-final second leg of the Europa League to be held on April 14th. In fact, 10 charter flights have also been booked. The route taken will be via Madrid, Mallorca and Faro.

On April 14th, the LaLiga team, FC Barcelona (Spain), will clash against the Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany) in the quarter final second leg of the Europa League at Barça’s home pitch – Camp Nou.

Camp Nou is a football stadium in Barcelona, Spain. It opened in 1957 and has been the home stadium of FC Barcelona since its completion. With a seating capacity of 99,354, it is the largest stadium in Spain and Europe, and the fourth largest association football stadium in the world in capacity.

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Europa League, formerly the UEFA Cup, is an annual football club competition organized since 1971 by the UEFA for eligible European football clubs.

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is the administrative body for football, futsal and beach soccer in Europe, as well as Armenia, Israel and the Asian parts of some transcontinental countries. It is one of six continental confederations of world football’s governing body FIFA. UEFA consists of 55 national association members. Because of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, FIFA and UEFA suspended from FIFA and UEFA competitions all Russian teams, whether national representative teams or club teams.

The ‘Bild’ further stated that Eintracht Frankfurt officially receives only 5,050 tickets for the guest block.

Said Eintracht Frankfurt’s legal counsel Phillip Reschke, “We want a powerful group of fans at Camp Nou.”

Most fans will have to procure their tickets through travel agencies.

Officially, 93,000 spectators are allowed into the 99,000-capacity Camp Nou.

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