Wembley Stadium in London
With space for up to 90,000 cheering sports fans, Wembley Stadium is the home of the England national football team and the second largest venue on the continent of Europe. Also known as Wembley Arena, the stadium is located in Wembley Park in the London Borough of Brent. Opened just in 2007, Wembley Arena is a UEFA category four stadium and can host playoff games, major matches and international sports competitions. Featuring a partially retractable roof, this massive sports complex is known for its 134-meter-high Arch. With a total span of 317 meters, the Wembley Arch is the longest single-span roof structure in the entire world.
About the Stadium
Designed by the architects Populous and Foster + Partners, Wembley Stadium is an all-seater arena that offers a thoroughly modern sports experience. Boasting the largest number of toilets of any facility in the world (2,618), the stadium has a circumference of one kilometer and features 400 meters of escalators. Its grass field is used by the England national football team, the FA cup and other football associations. Constructed at a cost of 757 British Pounds, this incredible football stadium represents the important place of sport – especially football – in the hearts and minds of many Brits.
Visiting Wembley Arena
In addition to football matches, Wembley Stadium hosts a variety of events, including major rugby league and union games, large music concerts, American football games and the 2012 Summer Olympics. For the best experience at Wembley Stadium, however, you'll want to attend a thrilling football match, which take place throughout the year. You'll find the entire schedule online, where you can also purchase game tickets in advance (highly recommended). Wembley Stadium is easy to get to on public transportation, and is just two underground stops from Baker Street on the Metropolitan Line.
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