Burna Boy to perform at the UEFA champions league final
The top football club tournament in the world, the UEFA champions League will have Nigeria’s Burna Boy as a stage performer in the lead up to the final at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on 10 June
As per the UEFA website, “GRAMMY Award-winning and multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter, and producer Burna Boy will co-headline the 2023 UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show by Pepsi®, at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on Saturday 10 June.”
The draws for the quarterfinal and semifinal contests between Manchester City, Chelsea, Napoli, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Benfica, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich come up on 17 June in Nyon.
It is not a first for Burna Boy, who also headlined the 2023 NBA All-Star Game halftime show with Tems and Rema.
“As a huge football fan myself, I know it doesn’t get any bigger than the UEFA Champions League! That’s why I’m so excited to be performing on the Pepsi stage at this year’s final,” Burna Boy said on the UEFA website.
“Music and football are the ultimate combination, so you already know I’ll be bringing the vibes and making magic in Istanbul. The world isn’t ready for what we have in store!”
While the two teams that will play in the final are yet to be confirmed, Burna Boy’s appearance is already one to look forward to.