Champions League final to be played under closed roof for first time

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The 2017 Champions League final will be the first to be played under a closed roof following a decision by the Football Association of Wales (FAW) in relation to security fears.

The FAW confirmed on Friday that the Principality Stadium roof will be shut for the match between Juventus and Real Madrid on June 3, following talks with authorities.

The decision comes after the UK raised its terrorism threat level in the wake of Monday's suicide bomb attack in Manchester, which killed 22 people.

"Following discussions between all stakeholders, the Football Association of Wales, as the organiser of the event, has made the decision to close the roof of the National Stadium of Wales for the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final – the roof will also be closed for the two official training sessions to be held at the Stadium on Friday, June 2," said the FAW.

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