Platini concedes Champions League final tickets are 'too dear'
Thursday 21 April 2011
Michel Platini, the Uefa president, has apologised for the high cost of Champions League final tickets at Wembley next month and will consider a cheaper category for families for future finals.
The cheapest tickets on general sale for the final on 28 May cost £150 plus a £26 administration fee, and the cheapest package for one adult and one child costs £338.
Platini, speaking in London, said: "It was a mistake, it was not good. But it is not easy to decide the price of the tickets. We have received 200,000 requests for 10,000 tickets and now on the black market these tickets are 10 times the price that we decided.
"Perhaps in the future we have to have another category for families that is less expensive."
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