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Veltins-Arena

Stadium information
Full nameVeltins-Arena
Former namesArena AufSchalke
FIFA World Cup Stadium, Gelsenkirchen (2006 FIFA World Cup)
LocationGelsenkirchen, Germany
Built1998 2001
Opened2001
OwnerSchalke 04
OperatorSchalke 04
Construction cost- 192 million
ArchitectHentrich, Petschnigg und Partner
Capacity61,672 (Seating & Terracing)
54,142 (Seating Only)
Suites90
Record attendanceIce hockey: 77,803
May 7, 2010
2010 IIHF World Championship Opening Game
Field dimensions105 m x 68 m
TenantsSchalke 04

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Veltins-Arena (Originally Arena AufSchalke) is a football stadium in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It opened in 2001, as the new home ground for German Bundesliga club Schalke 04.

It hosted the 2004 UEFA Champions League final and 5 matches in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, including a quarter-final. It has a league capacity of 61,482 (standing and seated) and an international capacity of 53,951 (seated only). The stadium has a retractable roof and a retractable pitch. The naming rights to the stadium were sold on July 1, 2005 to the German brewery Veltins.

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Manuel Neuer | One Man Show vs ManU | HD | 2011 Song : Steve Jablonsky - My Name is Lincoln.
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GoalControl - The new FIFA licensed goal line technnology system. Camera based and easy to install in professional stadiums. No special goal posts. No modifi...
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Die Torhymne des FC Schalke 04 aus der Saison 08/09.
1.43 min. | 4.20 user rating
Before meeting Schalke on Tuesday (March 12) Galatasaray trained at the Veltins Arena. Only the first 15 minutes we were allowed to film, but check out the a...
2.92 min. | 4.69 user rating
AC/DC live in Ventins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Germany, 17 Mai 2009.
6.57 min. | 4.89 user rating
Die schönsten Schalke Fangesänge, aus der Nordkurve in Format von Videos. In Part 2 findet man die Auswärtsvideos.
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Kobiashvili mit seinem Traumtor das genau bei 19:04min ,beim Stimmungsboykott gegen Bayern München gefallen ist! (Es war das lauteste Tor der Bundesliga!)
7.55 min. | 4.51 user rating
Homenaje y Despedida del Schalke 04 a Raúl Gonzalez en el Veltins Arena â»Video del Video-Marcador: http://youtube.com/watch?v=R20JTyxdlqsâ 28/04/2012 El espa...
10.57 min. | 4.95 user rating
Freundschaftsspiel in Gelsenkirchen.Hier nochmal das schöne Tor von Necati Ates.Ein Traumtor :D.
1.03 min. | 4.74 user rating
Hamit Altintop schiesst in seinem ersten Spiel für Schalke 04 zwei Tore gegen den Erzrivalen Borussia Dortmund.
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Raul to the rescue as Schalke end home win drought - AFP Tweet this news
AFP--BERLIN Former Spanish international great Raul scored a brace as Bundesliga strugglers Schalke 04 finally ended their jinx at the -Veltins-Arena- with a 3 ... - Date : Fri, 05 Nov 2010 22:00:32 GMT+00:00
Operatic twist to televised Bundesliga clash - AFP Tweet this news
AFP--The game at Schalke's -Veltins Arena- on Saturday December 4 will be screened by German sports channel Sky and viewers will have the option of hearing ... - Date : Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:00:32 GMT+00:00
Ghana Defender Sarpei Hints At Schalke Revival - Peace FM Online Tweet this news
Peace FM Online--The Royal Blues and face Bayer Leverkusen at the -Veltins-Arena-, Gelsenkirchen and are under pressure to pull away from the relegation zone. ... - Date : Fri, 29 Oct 2010 13:16:03 GMT+00:00
Benedikt Hoewedes Calls For Schalke To Show Fighting Spirit Against Hapoel Tel ... - Peace FM Online Tweet this news
Peace FM Online--Schalke have performed very well in the Champions League so far, having garnered back-to-back wins at the -Veltins-Arena- over Benfica and Hapoel Tel-Aviv, ... - Date : Mon, 01 Nov 2010 19:54:49 GMT+00:00
Transfer Talk: Bruce hails 'fantastic new asset' in Bramble - Independent Tweet this news
Independent--The Schalke coach, Felix Magath, is "convinced" the former Real Madrid striker Raul will be playing at the -Veltins-Arena- next season. ... - Date : Thu, 22 Jul 2010 23:02:25 GMT+00:00
„Rock statt Rente“: Senioren-Chor rockt mit Pur die Veltins-Arena - Derwesten.de Tweet this news
Derwesten.de--August, einen Oldie-Chor zum gemeinsamen Auftritt vor über 50.000 Zuschauern in die Schalker -Veltins-Arena- ein. „Ich habe schon so viel erlebt, ... - Date : Tue, 10 Aug 2010 11:38:34 GMT+00:00
Veltins-Arena: Der „König“ ruft zur Schlagernacht auf Schalke - Derwesten.de Tweet this news
Derwesten.de--Schlagernacht auf Schalke in der -Veltins-Arena-. „Schlag acht auf Schalke - jetzt geht die Party los!“ Gut, Jürgen Drews singt etwas verschnupft und es ist ... - Date : Fri, 09 Jul 2010 15:55:58 GMT+00:00
Bundesliga: Das kostet eine Stadion-Tour - GELD kompakt (Blog) Tweet this news
GELD kompakt (Blog)--FC Schalke 04: -Veltins-Arena-: 9 Euro Erwachsene, 5 Euro Jugendliche bis 21 Jahren. Exklusive Kleingruppen bis 17 Personen zahlen insgesamt 155 Euro. ... - Date : Tue, 13 Jul 2010 08:46:09 GMT+00:00
Deutsche Telekom: Filme und Fußball-Bundesliga bald in 3D - HDDaily.de Tweet this news
HDDaily.de---...- als alle “Liga Total”-Abonnenten das Eröffnungsspiel der Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft in der -Veltins-Arena- auf Schalke in 3D empfangen konnten. ... - Date : Mon, 12 Jul 2010 14:16:54 GMT+00:00
NUDO BORROMEO - HBO DESPIDIÓ A LOS PESOS PESADOS - Boxeo Mundial Tweet this news
Boxeo Mundial--El año pasado, más de 50'000 personas se juntaron en el -Veltins Arena-, de Alemania, para ver la pelea de Wladimir con Ruslan Chagaev. Este año, en mayo, ... - Date : Tue, 13 Jul 2010 04:04:09 GMT+00:00

Preceded by
Old Trafford
Manchester
UEFA Champions League
Final Venue

2004
Succeeded by
Atatürk
Istanbul

2006 FIFA World Cup :
Date Time(CET) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Attendance
2006-06-09 21.00 Poland Poland 0-2 Ecuador Ecuador Group A 52,000
2006-06-12 18.00 US United States 0-3 Czech Republic Czech Republic Group E 52,000
2006-06-16 15.00 Argentina Argentina 6-0 Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro Group C 52,000
2006-06-21 16.00 Portugal Portugal 2-1 Mexico Mexico Group D 52,000
2006-07-01 17.00 England England 0-0 (1-3 PEN) Portugal Portugal Quarterfinals 52,000

FC Schalke 04

InformationClub, Players, Managers, Revierderby
StadiaVeltins-Arena, Parkstadion, Glückauf-Kampfbahn
Seasons2008 09

Bundesliga venues (2010 11)

Allianz Arena * AWD-Arena * Badenova-Stadion * BayArena * Borussia-Park * Bruchwegstadion * Commerzbank-Arena * Frankenstadion * Fritz Walter Stadion * Imtech Arena * Mercedes-Benz Arena * Millerntor-Stadion * RheinEnergieStadion * Rhein-Neckar-Arena * Signal Iduna Park * Veltins-Arena * Volkswagen-Arena * Weserstadion

2006 FIFA World Cup Stadiums

FIFA WM-Stadion Dortmund (Dortmund), FIFA WM-Stadion Frankfurt (Frankfurt), FIFA WM-Stadion Gelsenkirchen (Gelsenkirchen), FIFA WM-Stadion Hamburg (Hamburg), FIFA WM-Stadion Hannover (Hanover), FIFA WM-Stadion Köln (Cologne), FIFA WM-Stadion München (Munich), Frankenstadion (Nuremberg), Fritz-Walter-Stadion (Kaiserslautern), Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion (Stuttgart), Olympiastadion (Berlin), Zentralstadion (Leipzig)



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