Stadion Miejski w Poznaniu


* Address: Ulica Bulgarska 17, Poznań
* Country: Poland
* Capacity: 43,000
* Opened: 23 August 1980
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Lech Poznań (football)

Extra stadium info – Stadion Miejski w Poznaniu

The venue hosted matches of the national football teams of Croatia, Ireland and the Italian Republic for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship. The European championship for national football teams was won by Spain after beating the Italians 4-0. 63,000 people attended the final, which took place in Ukraine. The national football team of Spain were crowned European champions for the third time in their history in Ukraine. The stadium hosts the home games of Lech Poznań, one of the major Polish sports clubs.

Lech Poznań was founded in 1922 under a different name. In 1983, they were crowned Polish football champions for the first time in their history. The Polish football star Robert Lewandowski, who was born in Warsaw in 1988, played numerous matches for Lech Poznań. He became the player who scored the most goals for the national football team of Poland. In 2013, Lewandowski played for Borussia Dortmund in the first-ever UEFA Champions League final between two German clubs. FC Bayern München won the final in front of 86,000 fans in London. Robert Lewandowski joined Bayern München in 2014.

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