FC Köln

Short history

The RheinEnergieStadion is a football stadium in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the home of FC Köln. The stadium's name comes from the local power supplier RheinEnergie AG.

2 big renovations took place: the first from 1972 to 1975 and the second from 2002 to 2004.

In July 2004, the RheinEnergieStadion was awarded a bronze medal for distinguished sporting and leisure facilities by the International Olympic Committee.

Important events

The stadium was one of the venues for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. In 2005, it was a venue for three first-round games of the FIFA Confederations Cup, including the opening match between Argentina and Tunisia.