£14,000 For A Champions League Final Ticket; Fans complain of the outrageous amount (See Details)

Fans seeking tickets for Liverpool’s Champions League final against Real Madrid in Ukraine are being asked to pay “ridiculous” prices online.

Some are on sale for more than 20 times face value, with one ticket on a resale website priced at more than £14,000.

Liverpool sold out their allocation of 16,626 tickets for Saturday’s match.

“The situation is ridiculous. Third parties have seen the chance to make a profit,” said Reds fan Neil Atkinson, host of the Anfield Wrap podcast.

Capacity for the match at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev will be 63,000.

“A lot of people who don’t support either club will end up with tickets and look at it as an opportunity to make money,” Atkinson told BBC Sport.

Resale website Ticketbis has a range of tickets on offer for the match – with the cheapest in the Real Madrid section at £410 but a lowest price of £1,337 for the Liverpool area.

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These are tickets in category four, which were available for £61 during the clubs’ official ticket sales.

The website indicates that several tickets in a neutral section sold for more than £1,200 each.

One ticket in category two, where the initial fee was £280, was on sale for £14,723.39.

How the tickets were allocated

  • A total of 33,252 given to the finalists
  • 6,700 for worldwide supporters who could apply via Uefa’s website
  • Remaining 23,000 consist of hospitality, rights holders, commercial
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