- Address: In den Allerwiesen 1, Wolfsburg
- Country: Germany
- Capacity: 30,000
- Opened: 13 December 2002
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: VfL Wolfsburg (football)
Extra stadium info – Volkswagen Arena
VfL Wolfsburg became one of the first German sports clubs with 1 million followers on its main social media page. The club was founded in 1945. They won the Bundesliga, the German top-flight football league, in 2009 for the first time in their history. VfL Wolfsburg, nicknamed Die Wölfe (The Wolves), drew an average home attendance of 27,000 in that Bundesliga season. They gathered 69 points in 34 league games during that football season. VfL Wolfsburg won 21 of those games. Six matches ended in a draw and seven matches ended in a loss.
VfL Wolfsburg played their first-ever UEFA Champions League match in 2009. They won the game against the Russian side PFC CSKA 3-1. 25,000 fans attended the game in Wolfsburg. Die Wölfe also played UEFA Champions League matches against the English club Manchester United and the Turkish club Beşiktaş in 2009. They finished third place in their inaugural UEFA Champions League group stage participation. It resulted in a spot in the UEFA Europa League knockout phase. VfL Wolfsburg reached the quarter-finals of the tournament after beating Villarreal CF from Spain and Rubin Kazan from Russia. Fulham Football Club from London defeated Die Wölfe in the quarter-finals of the tournament.
Kevin de Bruyne
In 2015, VfL Wolfsburg sold the Belgian football star Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City Football Club from England for a Bundesliga record fee. De Bruyne started his professional football career with the Belgian side KRC Genk. He left the club in 2012 for Chelsea Football Club. De Bruyne lost his first-ever UEFA Champions League final with Manchester City FC in 2021 against Chelsea FC. It was also the first UEFA Champions League final for Manchester City.