- Title: Atmosphere builds in Turin centre ahead of Champions League final
- Date: 3rd June 2017
- Summary: VARIOUS OF FANS NEXT TO BARRIERS IN SQUARE SINGING
- Embargoed: 17th June 2017 16:11
- Keywords: final Champions League Piazza San Carlo centre Turin fans Juventus
- Location: TURIN, ITALY
- City: TURIN, ITALY
- Country: Italy
- Topics: Soccer,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA0026JQ2VYF
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Turin turned black and white on Saturday (June 3) afternoon as huge numbers of Juventus fans gathered in the centre of the northern Italian city ahead of the evening's Champions League final.
The Bianconeri will try to end a 21-year wait for the Champions League title by beating Real Madrid at Cardiff's National Stadium later on Saturday evening.
A giant screen has been set up in the central Piazza San Carlo and many fans arrived early to secure a good spot in the square.
Waving flags and banners, chanting slogans and singing songs, the fans were in high spirits as they waited for the 1845gmt kick-off time.
Juventus are playing in their second final in three seasons after losing to Barcelona in 2015. They have appeared in eight European Cup/Champions League finals but have only twice emerged victorious.
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