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UEFA Tech Talk: Size Matters


Because the Crew Tiers of the 2013 UEFA Champions League manner their climax – and with the discharge of the HTC One max – now is the time to find out how much ‘size matters’ in professional football. From the dimensions of the pitch and size of the goal, to the height of players and the capacity of the stadium and press rooms; when it comes to the beautiful game, size always matters.

Did you know that every stadium needs to have 25 commentary positions? How about the fact that only 14 people are allowed to sit on the substitutes’ bench – and one of them has to be a doctor? Yep, it’s true. Every team has to meet a crazy amount of requirements if they want to participate in a UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League match.

Check out the infographic below to see who comes out ahead in the battle of ‘Bigger is better’ vs. ‘Good things come in small packages.”

Which side are you on?

UEFA Size Matters Infographic

For even more in-depth stats and breaking news, check out the all-new HTC FootballFeed app from HTC – available via the Google Play Store.