Euro 2024: All about venues, seating capacity and key matches

Germany is set to host the much-awaited European Championship 2024 also known as Euro 2024. So ahead of the game let us introduce all ten venues for the Euro 2024.

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Germany is set to host the much-awaited European Championship 2024 also known as Euro 2024. The tournament will kick off on 15th June 2024 as hosts Germany will take on Scotland. This will be the first major event in Germany after a long time and for these 10 stadia have been selected.

There are no major upgrades in these stadiums but these venues have been iconic and will play a key role. From Germany to Albania and France to England, everyone will be vying for glory.

So ahead of the game let us introduce all ten venues for the Euro 2024: 

1. Olympiastadion, Berlin

Olympiastadion, Berlin

The iconic Olympiastadion in Berlin was built to host the 1936 Berlin Olympics. It has a capacity of 71,000 spectators for the upcoming event. The stadium lastly hosted a major event in 2015 when the Champions League final was organized here. Netherlands, Austria, Spain and Poland will play their league games here. 

2. Allianz Arena, Munich

Allianz Arena, Munich

 

With a capacity of more than 65,000 spectators Allianz Arena of Munich is known for hosting Bayern Munich games. The ground will host the first-ever game of the Euro 2024 between Germany and Scotland. It has been a key stadium for Germany’s local leagues.

3. BVB STADION DORTMUND, Dortmund

BVB STADION DORTMUND, Dortmund

The home ground of Dortmund has been known for its famous yellow fan wall. It has been the home ground for the club for the last 50 years. The ground officially has a capacity of more than 81,000 people but after some changes, it has curbed down by 20,000.

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4. Stuttgart Arena, Stuttgart

Stuttgart Arena, Stuttgart

The Stuttgart stadium is famously known for the river flowing beside it. It hosted the European Cup Final in 1988 as Dutch club PSV Eindhoven beat Benfica of Portugal on penalties. It will host the games between Germany and Hungary and Ukraine and Belgium among others.

5. Volksparkstadion, Hamburg

Volksparkstadion, Hamburg

Recently this stadium hosted some Champions League matches for a Ukrainian club due to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. That was the first European game at the venue after 2010. It has a capacity of 49,000 spectators.

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6. Duesseldorf Arena, Duesseldorf

Duesseldorf Arena, Duesseldorf

This venue hosted an iconic event in 2023 named Invictus Games. It is a sports event for wounded, injured and ill service personnel and veterans which was founded by Britain’s Prince Harry. This was the only venue that was not used for the FIFA World Cup 2006. It has a capacity of 47,000 spectators.

7. Cologne Stadium, Cologne

Cologne Stadium, Cologne

This was the same stadium used for the pandemic-hit Europa League Finals in which Spain’s Sevilla beat Italian club Inter Milan 3-2 without a crowd. The ground has a capacity of 43,000 spectators. It will host some key games of Hungary, Romania and Belgium.

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8. Frankfurt Arena, Frankfurt

Frankfurt Arena, Frankfurt

Frankfurt Arena also known as Waldstadion, or the Deutsche Bank Park because of its sponsorship deals is home to 2022 Europa League winners. It has a capacity of 47,000 people and will host games like - Belgium vs. Slovakia (June 17), Denmark vs. England (June 20), Switzerland vs. Germany (June 23), and Slovakia vs. Romania (June 26).

9. Leipzig Stadium, Leipzig

Leipzig Stadium, Leipzig

Built for the 2006 FIFA World Cup Leipzig Stadium holds a significant place in German history. It was built by Red Bull to replace East Germany’s largest stadium. It will host key games like - Portugal vs. Czech Republic (June 18), Netherlands vs. France (June 21), Croatia vs. Italy (June 24), and one game in the round of 16 (July 2). Notably, it has a capacity of 40,000 spectators.

10. Arena Aufschalke, Gelsenkirchen

Arena Aufschalke, Gelsenkirchen

This is one of the least-used stadiums in Germany in the last few years. It was built in 2001 with a retractable roof and relocatable ground for concerts. It has a capacity of 50,000 spectators. It will host key games like - Serbia vs. England (June 16), Spain vs. Italy (June 20), Georgia vs. Portugal (June 26), and one game in the round of 16 (June 30).

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