China News Service, Moscow, February 17 (Zhang Meng) As the countdown to the 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League final is 100 days away, St. Petersburg, Russia warmly celebrated the approaching of the UEFA Champions League final with a large-scale virtual light show.

On the 17th, the Palace Square in St. Petersburg was transformed into the Gazprom Arena (formerly known as St. Petersburg Stadium), the venue for the Champions League final.

  In the atmosphere of football art, virtual lights are projected on the façade of the General Staff Building on Palace Square in St. Petersburg.

At the beginning of the light show, the iconic buildings of St. Petersburg, the Isaac Cathedral, the Palace Bridge, the Peter and Paul Fortress and the statue of the Bronze Horseman, formed by virtual light lines, were arranged in sequence, forming the main outline of the city of St. Petersburg.

Behind these silhouettes, the "protagonist" Gazprom Arena appeared.

The beams alternated between the arena, the surroundings, the stands with jubilant fans and the logos of the 16 clubs that will embark on the journey to the final in St. Petersburg.

On the ground of the Palace Square, light and shadow form a virtual pitch lawn and football.

At the end of the virtual light show, the UEFA Champions League and the words "Countdown to 100 days", the dream goal of football players all over the world, appeared in the center of the light show.

  According to reports, it is no coincidence that Palace Square was chosen as the stage to celebrate the 100-day countdown to the Champions League final.

From May 26 to May 29, 2022, the "Festival of Champions" will be held here, and will also provide visitors and residents of St. Petersburg with a wonderful and large-scale entertainment program, allowing them to enjoy a unique football holiday.

  The 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League final will be held on May 28, 2022 at the Gazprom Arena in St. Petersburg.

The game starts at 22:00 local time.

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Responsible editor: [Ji Xiang]

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