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UEFA Women's Champions League presents the ball for the grand final in Bilbao

UEFA Women's Champions League Official presentation of the ball for the final

Jeickson Sulbaran

February 6, 2024 | 1:36 p.m.

UEFA, in collaboration with adidas, has unveiled the official ball for the UEFA Women's Champions League 2024 grand final, which will be held in Bilbao on May 25. This ball, named the adidas UWCL Pro Ball Bilbao, encapsulates the essence of the city, innovatively integrating urban geometry and star patterns that reflect the iconic architecture of Bilbao and the unique design of the San Mamés stadium. This event is not just a football game; It is a celebration of culture, sport and innovation in one of the most emblematic settings in Europe.

The ball represents a fusion of technology and art. It incorporates adidas' most advanced performance technologies, including an innovative PRISMA surface texture that provides players with superior control and precision. The texture of the outer cover, used on all official UEFA Women's Champions League balls, guarantees total control and a secure grip, optimizing performance on the field. This ball is not just a sporting object, it is a symbol of excellence and commitment to quality in women's football.

Bilbao City Council, the Provincial Council of Bizkaia and the Basque Government continue to work together to make this top-level international event, which is being held for the first time in Bilbao, a resounding success. The choice of Bilbao as the venue for the 2024 UEFA Women's Champions League final is no coincidence; reflects the city and region's commitment to women's sport and its ability to host large-scale events.

The road to the final in San Mamés is exciting and challenging

UEFA Women's Champions League Official presentation of the ball for the final

The knockout phase, which will determine the teams that will reach the final, will continue on February 6 with the draw at the House of European Football in Nyon. The quarterfinals will be played on March 19/20 (first leg) and March 27/28 (second leg), while the finalist teams that will play in San Mamés on May 25 will be known on April 28. Tickets for this spectacular event are expected to go on sale in March.

This final is not just a match; It is a milestone in the history of women's football and a showcase of the passion, talent and commitment that this sport inspires. The UEFA Women's Champions League and the city of Bilbao are prepared to offer an unforgettable spectacle, where women's football will shine in all its splendor, showing the world the power and beauty of this sport.

The adidas UWCL Pro Ball Bilbao is now available in adidas stores and online, allowing fans to be part of this celebration of women's football. The ball is not only an essential element of the game; is a reminder that sport has the power to bring people together, transcend borders and celebrate diversity and excellence.

The UEFA Women's Champions League final in San Mamés will not only be a sporting event, but a celebration of culture, art and innovation in the world of football. Bilbao is preparing to welcome the best women's football teams in Europe and their fans, offering an unparalleled setting for the grand final.

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