Allianz Arena

football stadium in the north of Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Allianz Arena (German: [aˈli̯ants ʔaˌʁeːnaː]; known as Fußball Arena München for UEFA competitions) is a football stadium in the north of Munich, Germany. Bayern Munich, TSV 1860 München and the Germany national football team use this stadium. The stadium offers 69,901 seats.

Allianz Arena
München - Allianz-Arena (Luftbild).jpg
LocationMunich, Germany
Public transitU6 at Fröttmaning
OwnerAllianz Arena München Stadion GmbH
OperatorAllianz Arena München Stadion GmbH
Executive suites106
Capacity
  • 75,024 (domestic matches)
  • 70,000 (international and European matches)
  • Capacity history
    • 66,000 (2005)
    • 69,901 (2006–2012)
    • 71,137 (2012–2013)
    • 71,437 (2013–2015)
Field size105 by 68 metres (114.8 yd × 74.4 yd)
Surfacenatural grass[1]
Construction
Broke ground21 October 2002
Opened30 May 2005
Construction cost€340 million
Architect
Structural engineerOve Arup & Partners
Tenants
Website
allianz-arena.com/en

The stadium was used for the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final.

ConstructionEdit

The stadium took about 340 million Euros to make. The stadium was made with real grass. The architect was Herzog & de Meuron and ArupSport.

International tournament matchesEdit

2006 FIFA World CupEdit

The stadium was one of the venues for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. However, due to sponsorship contracts, the arena was called FIFA World Cup Stadium Munich during the World Cup.

The following games were played at the stadium during the World Cup of 2006:

Date Time (CEST) Team #1 Result Team #2 Round Attendance
9 June 2006 18:00 Germany   4–2   Costa Rica Group A (opening match) 66,000
14 June 2006 18:00 Tunisia   2–2   Saudi Arabia Group H 66,000
18 June 2006 18:00 Brazil   2–0   Australia Group F 66,000
21 June 2006 21:00 Ivory Coast   3–2   Serbia and Montenegro Group C 66,000
24 June 2006 17:00 Germany   2–0   Sweden Round of 16 66,000
5 July 2006 21:00 Portugal   0–1   France Semi-finals 66,000

UEFA Euro 2020Edit

The stadium hosted three group stage matches and one quarter-finals match at the UEFA Euro 2020.

Date Time Team #1 Result Team #2 Round Attendance
16 June 2021 21:00 France   1–0   Germany Group F 13,000[2]
19 June 2021 18:00 Portugal   2–4 12,926[3]
23 June 2021 21:00 Germany   2–2   Hungary 12,413[4]
2 July 2021 21:00 Belgium   1–2   Italy Quarter-finals 12,984[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Neuer Rasen für die Allianz Arena". allianz-arena.com. 19 September 2018. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  2. "Full Time Summary – France v Germany" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  3. "Full Time Summary – Portugal v Germany" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 19 June 2021. Retrieved 19 June 2021.
  4. "Full Time Summary – Germany v Hungary" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 23 June 2021. Retrieved 23 June 2021.
  5. "Full Time Summary – Belgium v Italy" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 2 July 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.

Other websitesEdit

Preceded by
World Cup Stadium
Seoul
FIFA World Cup
Opening venue

2006
Succeeded by
Soccer City
Johannesburg
Preceded by
Wembley Stadium
London
UEFA Champions League
Final venue

2012
Succeeded by
Wembley Stadium
London
Preceded by
Wembley Stadium
London
UEFA Champions League
Final venue

2025
Succeeded by
To be determined

Coordinates: 48°13′8″N 11°37′29″E / 48.21889°N 11.62472°E / 48.21889; 11.62472