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Adidas reveals new ball for UEFA Champions League

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:13 PM, 15 February 2021  

Adidas reveals new ball for UEFA Champions League

Adidas reveals new ball for UEFA Champions League

The last 16 of the UEFA Champions League, the biggest tournament in European club football, starts next Tuesday. Ahead of the last 16 competitions sportswear maker Adidas unveiled a new design ball made for the knockout stage of the competition on Monday.

First introduced in 2001, the 'starball' design is based on the UEFA Champions League logo and has become a symbol of world football’s top club competition. The new official ball will be used in all the remaining UEFA Champions League matches this season, including the Atatürk Olympic Stadium final on 29 May 2021.

Earlier, on December 14 last year the knockout opponents were finalised at 5 pm Bangladesh time Leon, Switzerland. Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are set to face the biggest test in the quarter-finals. 

Spanish giants Real Madrid will take on Atalanta in the knock out stage while Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus will play against FC Porto. Sevilla and Borussia Dortmund will play in another match.

Champions League round of 16 ties

16 February & 10 March
Leipzig (GER) vs Liverpool (ENG)
Barcelona (ESP) vs Paris (FRA)

17 February & 9 March
Porto (POR) vs Juventus (ITA)
Sevilla (ESP) vs Borussia Dortmund (GER)

23 February & 17 March
Lazio (ITA) vs Bayern (GER)
Atlético (ESP) vs Chelsea (ENG)

24 February & 16 March
Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER) vs Manchester City (ENG)
Atalanta (ITA) vs Real Madrid (ESP)

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