- Address: Max-Morlock-Platz 1, Nuremberg
- Country: Germany
- Capacity: 50,000
- Opened: 1928
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: 1. FC Nürnberg (football)
Extra stadium info – Max-Morlock-Stadion
The venue opened as the Städtisches Stadion. It was also known as the Victory Stadium, the Frankenstadion, the easyCredit-Stadion, Stadion Nürnberg and the Grundig Stadion before it became the Max-Morlock-Stadion. The stadium capacity for international matches is 44,000. The Max-Morlock-Stadion hosted six football matches for the Games of the Olympiad, commonly known as the Summer Olympics, in 1972. 16 teams participated in the Olympic football tournament that year. Hungary won the first Olympic football match at the Max-Morlock-Stadion after beating Iran 5-0. The United Mexican States won the second Olympic football game at the venue after winning 1-0 against Sudan.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup
The Max-Morlock-Stadion hosted 2006 FIFA World Cup matches of the national football teams of Croatia, England, Ghana, Iran, Japan, the Netherlands, the Portuguese Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Mexican States and the United States. The first-ever FIFA World Cup match at the venue was won by the national football team of the United Mexican States, commonly known as Mexico, after beating Iran 3-1. 41,000 people attended the world championship game. The Italian Republic won the tournament after winning against the French Republic in the city of Berlin.
1. FC Nürnberg, the first sports team from Nuremberg with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, are the tenants of the venue. The club was founded in 1900. In 1920, they were crowned German football champions for the first time in their history. 1. FC Nürnberg were crowned German football champions five times in the 1920s. In 1935, they won the inaugural edition of the German cup tournament after beating FC Schalke 04 2-0. The Max-Morlock-Stadion is named after a former player of 1. FC Nürnberg who won two domestic top-flight league titles with the club. Maximilian Morlock won his first league title in 1948 and his second one in 1961.