Profiles - World Cup Venues - Fifa World Cup Stadium, Gelsenkirchen

Seoul World Cup Stadium Location: Gelsenkirchen
Capacity: 48,426
Type: Soccer stadium
Completed: 2001

Venue Information:
When this stadium was opened is August 2001 is was and remains one of the most advanced stadiums in the world. It easily achieved the five star rating from the UEFA and it was remarked that maybe this stadium needed a sixth star. Such features as a removable playing surface, a giant cube suspended above the pitch, a roof that can retract and electronic admission controls makes this the envy of other stadiums.

Web site:
Gelsenkirchen Wikipedia homepage