Manmohan Taparia
May 18, 2012

Weekend Fun: UEFA Champions League Final

Bayern Munich take on Chelsea at the Allianz Arena in Munich

Weekend Fun: UEFA Champions League Final

The final of the Champions League between Chelsea and Bayern Munich takes place on Saturday and a lot of adlanders will be tuning in.  

The Champions League Final will be the last European match for this season. Chelsea, despite their disappointing domestic season, managed to beat the current champions FC Barcelona in the semi finals, to set up a clash in the final with Bayern Munich. The match will take place at Munich’s Allianz Arena in the early hours of Sunday at 12:15 am (late Saturday night) and can be watched on Ten Sports and Ten Action in India.

We spoke to some of the adlanders to find out their plans for the event.


Jit Lahiri, senior planning director, Ogilvy & Mather, Kolkata

Where will you watch the match? At home
With whom?  My wife
Supporting:  Bayern Munich

Nima Namchu, executive creative director, Contract Advertising, Gurgaon






Where will you watch the match? Though I have an invitation to watch the game at a pub, I will be watching it at home.
With whom? I will be watching the match with my friends.
Supporting:  I'm a Manchester United fan, but my team has not done well this season, so I will be watching the game as a neutral, for the love of the game.


Rahul Mathew, executive creative director, McCann Erickson, Mumbai



Where will you watch the match?  The initial plan was to get to the Allianz Arena for the game, but ticketing issues ruined that. Instead I'll be watching the game at my place or my friend's house.
With whom? My usual football group.
Supporting: I'm a Chelsea fan. It's the biggest game of the season!


Satyapal Unnikrishnan, chief operating officer, Polestar Content & Media, Bangalore

Where will you watch the match? At home.
With whom? Chilled Foster's.
Supporting: Bayern Munich.


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