AAMI Park

 
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* Address: Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne
* Country: Australia
* Capacity: 30,000
* Opened: 2010
* Main use: Football, rugby league, rugby union
* Tenants: Melbourne City (football), Melbourne Rebels (rugby union), Melbourne Storm (rugby league), Melbourne Victory (football)

Extra stadium info – AAMI Park

The construction of the stadium, which is also known as the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, started in 2007. The venue is owned by the Victorian government and it is located close to the Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Australian Open venues. Melbourne City, the Melbourne Rebels, the Melbourne Storm and the Melbourne Victory use the stadium for home games. The Melbourne Storm won their first premiership in 1999 after winning the premiership-deciding game in Sydney. 107,000 fans attended the match.

Melbourne City FC and Melbourne Victory FC became the first football clubs from Melbourne with a value of $10 million. They also became the first football clubs from Melbourne with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. In 2007, the Melbourne Victory were crowned Australian champions for the first time in their history after beating Adelaide United 6-0 in front of 55,000 fans in Melbourne. Archibald Gerald Thompson scored the first five goals of the game. He played numerous matches for the national football team of Australia. In 2001, Thompson scored 13 goals in a 31-0 victory for the national football team of Australia.

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