BayArena

 
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* Address: Leverkusen
* Country: Germany
* Capacity: 30,000
* Opened: 2 August 1958
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Bayer Leverkusen (football)

Extra stadium info – BayArena

The BayArena opened in 1958 as the Ulrich-Haberland-Stadion. Tenants Bayer Leverkusen were founded in 1904 by employees of the pharmaceutical company Bayer, whose headquarters are in Leverkusen and from which the club draws its name. Bayer Leverkusen became one of the first German sports clubs with 1 million followers on their main social media page. They reached the prestigious UEFA Champions League final in 2002 for the first time in their history. Bayer Leverkusen lost the final against the Spanish side Real Madrid. The game was played in Glasgow in front of 52,000 spectators. Bayer Leverkusen finished second place in the German top-flight football league in 2002. The same year, they lost the German cup final against Schalke.

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