In 2008 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP will be held in the two countries, Austria and Switzerland, which, like Belgium and the Netherlands in 2000 to succeed in your hands. We give you an overview of the eight stadiums that will be played during the European Championship.
Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna
In this five-star Stadium will be able to admire the final. It has 50,000 seats and is the largest stadium in Austria. This stadium was built in 1931 and has no Club team, as their home port. In the past, it is already played big international competitions and also the national team of Austria plays its home games.
- 1995: Final Champions League: Ajax-AC Milan 1-0
- 1990: Final EM: AC Milan-Benfica 1-0
- 1987: EUROPEAN CUP Final: FC Porto-Bayern Munich 2-1
- 1964: EM-finals: Inter-Real Madrid 3-1
Stadion Salzburg Wals-Siezenheim in Salzburg
Stadion Salzburg Wals-Siezenheim was built in 1933 and currently offers after renovations to accommodate 30,000 spectators. Red Bull Salzburg plays its home games at this stadium, which uses only one in Austria on artificial turf. It will also be used for the Olympic Winter Games in 2014.
Stadion Tivoli Neu in Innsbruck
This stadium with a capacity of 30,000 spectators was inaugurated in 2000. It is the home of FC Wacker Tirol, but is also used for other sports.
Wörthersee-stadion in Klagenfurt
This stadium was built for the European Championships and will be built up again after the EM to reduce the capacity of 32 000 to 12 000 spectators. FC Kärnten will play their home games here.
Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich
In this stadium, which opened in 1925, FC Zurich play their home games. The stadium has a capacity of 30,000 and has recently undergone a thorough facelift to its Euro-ready.
St. Jakob-Park in Basel
This stadium was built in 1954 and was also increased recently. St. Jakob Park is the largest stadium in Switzerland and can accommodate 42 500 spectators. FC Basel play their home games. The renovation was carried out by the same architects Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena byggnamn. Nickname: Joggeli.
Stade de Genève, Geneva
Stade de Genève is a new stadium and newly built in 2003. The once glorious Servette Geneve is located here. The stadium holds 30,000 sites.
Stade de Suisse Wankdorf in Bern
This four-star Stadium was opened in 2005 and is home to BSC Young Boys Bern. It is the second largest stadium in the country and, among other things, also home to the largest mall in the country. The former Wankdorf Stadium already setting during the World Cup in 1956, including the final against West Germany, Hungary, which finished 3-2. The 1989 UEFA Cup final was held here. The roof of the arena consists of solar panels. Capacity: 32 000.
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Stade de Suisse – Bern
Millennium Stadium – Cardiff
Estadio do Maritimo – Funchal
Tivoli Stadion Tirol – Innsbruck
Nya Ullevi – Gothenburg
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New Puskas Ferenc Stadion – Budapest
Estadi Municipal de Montilivi – Girona
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