- Address: Van Zandvlietplein 1, Rotterdam
- Country: Netherlands
- Capacity: 51,000
- Opened: 23 July 1937
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Feyenoord (football)
Extra stadium info – Stadion Feijenoord
The stadium opened in 1937 with a capacity of 64,000. It has several nicknames, like De Kuip (The Tub) and De Voetbaltempel (The Football Temple). The venue hosted 2000 UEFA European Football Championship matches of the national football teams of Denmark, the French Republic, Germany, the Italian Republic, the Netherlands, Norway, the Portuguese Republic, Spain and Yugoslavia. The stadium hosted the final of the tournament, which was won by the French Republic after defeating the Italian Republic 2-1.
Feyenoord and the UEFA Cup final in 2002
In 2002, Stadion Feijenoord hosted the UEFA Cup final. The continental tournament was won by Feyenoord after defeating Borussia Dortmund, the second German football club with a world championship title, 3-2. 48,000 people attended the game. Feyenoord drew an average home attendance of 39,000 during that domestic football league season.
Dutch cup finals
Stadion Feijenoord hosted its first-ever Dutch cup final in 1950. PSV won the game. The stadium hosted its 50th Dutch cup final in 2022. PSV won the match after beating Ajax 2-1 in front of 42,000 spectators. Ryan Jiro Gravenberch scored the first goal of the game. Érick Gabriel Gutiérrez Galaviz and Cody Mathès Gakpo both scored for PSV in the final.
Ajax, Feyenoord and PSV
Feyenoord have been tenants of De Kuip since it opened in 1937. The club was founded in 1908 under a different name. Feyenoord were crowned Dutch football champions in 1924 for the first time in their history. In 1971, they became the second club with 10 Dutch top-flight football league titles. Feyenoord became the third Dutch sports club with a value of at least $100 million, after Ajax and PSV. They won the European championship for football clubs in 1970 for the first time in their history after beating the Scottish side Celtic FC in Milan. One year later, Ajax from Amsterdam became the second football club from the Netherlands with a European championship title. In 1988, PSV from Eindhoven became the third European football champions from the Netherlands.