- Address: 3 boulevard Michelet, Marseille
- Country: French Republic
- Capacity: 67,000
- Opened: 13 June 1937
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Olympique de Marseille (football)
Extra stadium info – Orange Vélodrome
The first-ever FIFA World Cup match at the stadium took place on 5 June 1938. The game was won by the national football team of the Italian Republic after beating Norway 2-1 in front of 18,000 spectators. The first-ever UEFA European Football Championship match at the venue, which was played between the Portuguese Republic and Spain, ended in a 1-1 draw. The game took place on 17 June 1984 and 24,000 people attended the game.
Rugby league and rugby union
The stadium hosted various home games of RC toulonnais, one of the major French rugby union clubs. In 1954, the national rugby league team of Australia won the first Rugby League World Cup game at the Orange Vélodrome after beating New Zealand 34-15. A crowd of 20,000 showed up for the game. The first Rugby World Cup match at the venue was won by the national rugby union team of New Zealand after defeating the Italian Republic 76-14. The match took place on 8 September 2007 in front of 58,000 spectators.
Olympique de Marseille
Olympique de Marseille, one of the first French sports clubs with 1 million followers on its main social media page, play their home games at the Orange Vélodrome. In 1989, they became the first French club with 10 domestic cup titles. Paris Saint-Germain became the second one in 2016. In 1993, Olympique de Marseille became the first French club to win the European championship for football clubs after beating the Italian club AC Milan in Munich. Olympique de Marseille drew an average attendance of 27,000 in 19 home games in that domestic league season. In 2010, Olympique de Marseille became the second French football club with 10 top-flight league titles. AS Saint-Étienne became the first one.