Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: At Wembley


Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: European Championship winners Italy will face Copa America champions Argentina on June 1st in London, at the Wembley stadium. The game, entitled the ‘Finalissima’, was agreed in September 2021 soon after UEFA and CONMEBOL strongly opposed FIFA’s plans for a biennial World Cup. The game will kick off on Wednesday 1st June 2022 at 19:45 local time and 2nd June at 12:15 AM in Indian Standard Time (IST). Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest sports news and updates.

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina in the ‘Finalissima’ at Wembley on 1st June 2022

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina on 1st June 2022

“There is a long tradition of cooperation between UEFA and CONMEBOL, as could be witnessed over the years with competitions such as the Artemio Franchi Trophy and the Intercontinental Cup,” UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said in a statement.

“It is with great pride that we are relaunching such a prestigious national team trophy to the delight of football lovers across the globe.”

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina in the 'Finalissima' at Wembley on 1st June 2022
Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina in the ‘Finalissima’ at Wembley on 1st June 2022

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: 1st June 2022

Both teams upset the home side in the finals as Italy beat England at Wembley in July while Argentina ended a 28-year trophy drought when they defeated Brazil at the Maracana to clinch a record-equalling 15th Copa América title.

The confederations have also signed an extended Memorandum of Understanding lasting until June 30, 2028, and they will share a London office next year.

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina in the 'Finalissima' at Wembley on 1st June 2022
Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina in the ‘Finalissima’ at Wembley on 1st June 2022

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: How does the Finalissima work?

The Finalissima will be a one-off fixture played over 90 minutes. There is no extra time, so if the tie is level at the end of regulation time then it will go straight to penalties. The referee appointment will be made jointly by the two confederations.

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina in the 'Finalissima' at Wembley on 1st June 2022
Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina in the ‘Finalissima’ at Wembley on 1st June 2022

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: When will tickets for the Finalissima 2022 be sold?

Tickets for the historic match between the European champions and their South American counterparts go on sale on Thursday 24 March. Prices start at £25 (€30).

Finalissima 2022, Italy vs Argentina: Euro 2020 Champions Italy to face Copa America Champions Argentina in the ‘Finalissima’ at Wembley on 1st June 2022

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