The end of UEFA Champions League It is one of the most watched sporting events worldwide. With the Manchester City and the Chelsea as protagonists in the Dragon’s Stadium, the pre-show must live up to the expectations of all viewers. In this case, the American DJ Marshmello, the artist Khalid and the singer Selena Gomez they were the ones who encouraged the public minutes before the game started.
With a six-minute show and with some classic themes from their musical repertoires, the animators made an attractive preview that ended seconds before the teams took to the field of play in Portugal. Lots of special effects and camera changes they were the condiments selected by the musicians to capture the attention of the entire public that was waiting for the whistle of the defining duel.
“This has been a really different year. I hope to give fans of sports, music and pure entertainment a show never seen before. That is exactly what I am going to offer the world: a show that everyone can enjoy ”, the artist Marshmello had assured when revealing that he would participate as the protagonist in one of the great events of world football.
After the classic Champions League anthem sounded, the artists appeared to do their part. In the first five minutes there was the DJ (who always appears with a mask in the shape of a marshmallow) with intermittent appearances by Khalid and to close, the last sixty seconds were destined for the singer from Texas who showed all her talent with the song ‘Wolves’.
Comparison with its peer The Weekend for her appearance on the halftime show in the last Super Bowl it was impossible to avoid. Some fans thought that the Champions League was better and other netizens took the opportunity to make the classic memes that flooded the different social networks. But the truth is that the ceremony had more positive impact than negative.
It is worth remembering that originally the final was going to be held in Istanbul but for health issues caused by the expansion of the coronavirus in Europe, it was decided to change the headquarters to Portugal. The Estadio do Dragão dressed up to receive the final match of the Champions League and the artists in charge of carrying out the preview did not disappoint all the sports fans who were attentive minutes before the start of the match.