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Luzhniki Stadium

Luzhniki Stadium
Stadium information
LocationRussia Moscow, Russia
OpenedJuly 31, 1956
SurfaceFieldTurf (Grass For 2008 UEFA Champions League Final)
TenantsPFC CSKA Moscow
FC Spartak Moscow
1973 Summer Universiade
1980 Summer Olympics
1998 First World Youth Games
1999 UEFA Cup Final
2008 Champions League Final
2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens
2013 World Championships in Athletics
2018 FIFA World Cup

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The Grand Sports Arena of the Luzhniki Olympic Complex ( ) in Moscow, or briefly Luzhniki Stadium ( ), is the biggest sports stadium in Russia. Its total seating capacity is 78,360 seats, all covered. The stadium is a part of the Luzhniki Olympic Complex, previously called the Central Lenin Stadium ( ). The name Luzhniki derives from the flood meadows in the bend of Moskva River where the stadium was built, translating roughly as "The Meadows". The stadium is located in Khamovniki District of the Central Administrative Okrug of Moscow-city. As part of the Olympic complex Luzhniki also have the Palace of Sport at Luzhniki.

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Russian World Cup 2018 campaign: Ready to Inspire - (blog) Tweet this news (blog)--Currently Russia doesn't have any stadium with 80000 capacity. The bid also proposed for an expansion to -Luzhniki stadium- in Moscow which is a UEFA Elite ... - Date : Mon, 06 Dec 2010 07:32:10 GMT+00:00
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Reuters India--A Chelsea supporter waves his team's flag outside Moscow's -Luzhniki stadium- in this May 21, 2008 file photo. By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's ... - Date : Sun, 19 Dec 2010 06:06:14 GMT+00:00
World Cup final stadium up for sale - The Moscow News Tweet this news
The Moscow News--Moscow city government has included -Luzhniki stadium- on a list of enterprises to be privatised next year, as a stake in the city's biggest sports complex is ... - Date : Tue, 07 Dec 2010 09:21:13 GMT+00:00
The World Cup "on sale" in Moscow - Tweet this news public property put on the market since 2011, the great -Luzhniki stadium-, where the final will be held. Moscow (AsiaNews) - After the unexpected ... - Date : Thu, 09 Dec 2010 09:53:45 GMT+00:00
World Cup 2018: Russia's world-class bid - Tweet this news present, Russia has only one stadium suitable for a World Cup match, namely the -Luzhniki Stadium- in Moscow, which was awarded elite status on the eve of ... - Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 13:29:08 GMT+00:00
Milan beat Auxerre to go through - The Press Association Tweet this news
The Press Association--Marseille cruised into the last 16 with a 3-0 victory over Spartak Moscow at the -Luzhniki Stadium-. Mathieu Valbuena got Didier Deschamps' men off to the ... - Date : Tue, 23 Nov 2010 22:40:00 GMT+00:00
DROGBA SET TO MISS MOSCOW TRIP - Tweet this news Blues return to the scene of their biggest Champions League nightmare in the -Luzhniki Stadium- when they take on an unbeaten Spartak side. ... - Date : Sat, 16 Oct 2010 12:28:24 GMT+00:00
Carlo Ancelotti reveals Didier Drogba is certain to miss Chelsea's Champions ... - Tweet this news tie sees the Blues return to the -Luzhniki Stadium-, the scene of their Champions League final misery of 2008 when they lost to ... - Date : Sat, 16 Oct 2010 15:02:24 GMT+00:00
Moscow premiere of Corteo by Cirque du Soleil - The Voice of Russia Tweet this news
The Voice of Russia--The legendary Canadian Cirque du Soleil premieres its show “Corteo” this Saturday at -Luzhniki Stadium-. Russian audiences will be treated to breathtaking ... - Date : Sat, 09 Oct 2010 00:13:17 GMT+00:00
Republic of Ireland skipper Robbie Keane backs Aiden McGeady to grab his first ... - Tweet this news 24-year-old has had a positive start to his career at the -Luzhniki Stadium-, as he recently bagged his first goal for his new club against Amkar Perm. ... - Date : Fri, 08 Oct 2010 07:55:14 GMT+00:00

Preceded by
Stadio Comunale
Summer Universiade
Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Succeeded by
Stadio Olimpico
Preceded by
Parc des Princes
Final Venue

Succeeded by
Parken Stadium
Preceded by
Olympic Stadium
UEFA Champions League
Final Venue

Succeeded by
Stadio Olimpico
Preceded by
Estádio do Maracanã
Rio de Janeiro
FIFA World Cup
Final Venue

Succeeded by
Lusail Iconic Stadium

Summer Olympic stadia

Athens 1896 * Paris 1900 * St Louis 1904 * London 1908 * Stockholm 1912 * Antwerp 1920 * Paris 1924 * Amsterdam 1928 * Los Angeles 1932 * Berlin 1936 * London 1948 * Helsinki 1952 * Melbourne 1956 * Rome 1960 * Tokyo 1964 * México City 1968 * Munich 1972 * Montréal 1976 * Moscow 1980 * Los Angeles 1984 * Seoul 1988 * Barcelona 1992 * Atlanta 1996 * Sydney 2000 * Athens 2004 * Beijing 2008 * London 2012 * Rio de Janeiro 2016

Football Club Spartak Moscow

TeamsSpartak Moscow
General informationPlayers (List of players), Managers , Matches
StadiumLuzhniki Stadium , Spartak Stadium
Other sportsSpartak , HC Spartak Moscow , Spartak Tennis Club
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